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September 30, 2009

Peer support and text reminders lead to only transient improvements in HIV treatment adherence

"These findings suggest that receiving informational, emotional, and affirmational support from peers might promote adherence, but that effect did not persist when the support was discontinued. Ongoing social support, perhaps from individuals more integrated into participants’ lives, may hold greater promise in promoting and sustaining long-term adherence”, write the investigators."

Read more in Aidsmap, September 30, 2009.