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Second Opinion

Lupus

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that is known as the “great imitator” because many of its symptoms can mask themselves as other disorders. Patient Shanelle Gabriel thought her symptoms were a result of her busy college schedule—until a moment of vanity took her to see her doctor.

Saturday, November 17 at 8:30 am on 12.2


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SECOND OPINION focuses on health literacy in an engaging, entertaining and accessible way. The long-running series engages a panel of medical professionals and lay people in honest, in-depth discussions about life-changing medical decisions. SECOND OPINION seeks to improve doctor-patient communication, empower patients to take charge of their healthcare and, in turn, help them navigate the medical system for better health outcomes. Host Dr. Peter Salgo presents intriguing, real-life cases to experts representing every medical specialty, who then grapple with the diagnosis and treatment options. SECOND OPINION seeks to improve doctor-patient communication, empower patients to take charge of their healthcare and, in turn, help them navigate the medical system for better health outcomes.