May 8th LupusFact

Butterflies of Hope

Flight of the Butterflies

Spreading Lupus Awareness One Butterfly at a time

Let this butterfly flutter all over cyberspace!

May 8th Lupus Fact

There is no one test alone that can determine a lupus diagnosis. A positive test result from blood tests taken does not necessarily mean that you have lupus, nor does a negative blood test result mean that you do not have lupus. blood tests, family history and symptoms are used in determining a firm lupus diagnosis. The most common blood tests used to help determine lupus are ANA(Antinuclear Antibody), APLS(Antiphospholipid Antibodies), ANTI-sm, ANTI-dsNA,Anti-Ro(SSA) and Anti-La(SSB), CRP (c-reactive Protein), complement, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR), CBC complete blood count and chemistry panel.

This is your eighth butterfly of hope.

We need awareness and a cure!

Encourage everyone you know to let it FLY!

#LupusInColor #ButterfliesofHope #FlightoftheButterflies #SpreadLupusAwareness

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