Doctor diagnosed with sero-negative lupus

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doodlebee
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   Posted 8/4/2008 4:06 PM (GMT -7)   
This is a good article about a doctor in Canada who was diagnosed with lupus even though her ANA and other blood work was negative. She decided to speak out and try to raise awareness.

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Ginny
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   Posted 8/4/2008 5:04 PM (GMT -7)   
HI Bee,
 
That is a good article. Thanks for posting the link.  If a doctor thinks this is a strange disease, no wonder we all feel completely overwhelmed. 
 
I'm going to see what I can find about that World Lupus Congress in Vancouver for May of 2010.  Wouldn't it be cool if we could all meet there and learn more about our disease and meet one another! 
 
Ginny

Here's a link the International Lupus Congress in 2010.  Not much info yet.

http://www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/wld_congress.aspx?articleid=674&zoneid=117

There was one in 2007, in Shanghai.  http://www.chinamed.com.cn/lupus2007/content.asp


I can do anything through Jesus Christ who strengthens me. I have learned in whatever state I am in,to be content. Phillipians 4:11-13

34 years old. Diagnosed with lupus in 2000. Fibromyalgia, anti-phospholipid syndrome(APS)(stroke),Sjogren's, Raynaud's, seizure disorder-(miraclulously disappeared!), Libman Sach's Endocarditis, vasculitis, sacroiliitis, arthritis (neck) . Prednisone, Imuran, Coumadin, Clobazam, Amitriptyline, didrocal, Cozaar, calcium, Cykolokapron, multi-vitamin, vitamin D, Magnesium, vitamin B6, Acidophilus

Post Edited (ginny) : 8/4/2008 6:11:38 PM (GMT-6)


MJLD
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   Posted 8/5/2008 2:00 PM (GMT -7)   
I have sero-negative lupus. It was very interesting reading the article. Thanx for the link! Judy
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