Alliance for Lupus Research

Help for Lupies: What Do Your Lab Tests Mean? by Shanelle Gabriel

Being that I firmly believe in patients taking an active role in understanding and managing their illness, I did a google search and thanks to www.cure4lupus.org, I was able to find a detailed explaination of the standard Lupus bloodwork and lab test abbreviations and values. Hope this helps!
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Join Me or Donate As I Walk to Cure Lupus THIS SATURDAY at South Street Seaport! by Shanelle Gabriel

On Saturday, October 20th, 2012, I will be participating in the 2012 New York City Walk with Us To Cure Lupus Walkathon. Join me in the fight against lupus by making a pledge on my behalf, or becoming a member of my team and walking alongside me and my team, Creative Movement (http://walk.lupusresearch.org/goto/creativemovementnyc).
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My Battle With Lupus- Part 2: The Happy Doctor with the Diagnosis by Shanelle Gabriel

In honor of Lupus Awareness Month, I'm telling my Lupus story in a series of blogs throughout this week. I'll speak about being diagnosed, complications, my personal battle, as well as where I am with Lupus now. Hopefully this will give some insight on what Lupus is and the way it impacts a person's life. This is Part 2
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May is Lupus Awareness Month... Here's My Lupus Story (Part 1) by Shanelle Gabriel

In honor of Lupus Awareness Month (and World Lupus Day- May 10th), I'm telling my Lupus story in a series of blogs throughout this week. I'll speak about being diagnosed, complications, my personal battle, as well as where I am with Lupus now. Hopefully this will give some insight on what Lupus is and the way it impacts a person's life.
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