Updated 08 October 2015

Action point

Keep a little black book or diary of your life with HIV. Use this book to make notes of what your doctors says regarding treatment.

Write down your CD4 counts, record your medicine regimes and write down any side-effects you may experience.

This is valuable information if e.g. your medication needs to be adjusted.

Take a look at our HIV/Aids Centre for more information on managing your condition.


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