Monday, April 07, 2008


EDITED TO NOTE.. SOrry they just announced that they TAPED IT TODAY.... it wasnt posted today. SORRY. I copied and pasted it from the site but they told them wrong stuff so.. anyway sorry bout that. I will let you know when they have it up for viewing.

LFA Spokesperson Mercedes Yvette and Dr. Gary Gilkeson to Discuss Lupus on ABC News Now on Monday, April 7 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern -
On Monday, April 7 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time, Mercedes Yvette, Lupus Foundation of America spokesperson and 2004 runner up on America's Next Top Model, and Dr. Gary Gilkeson, chair of the LFA’s Medical-Scientific Advisory Council, will appear on Healthy Life," a regular health segment on ABC News Now.

Mercedes Yvette, who has lupus and who was featured on the Spring 2007 cover of Lupus Now magazine, and Dr. Gilkeson will join Dr. Tim Johnson, the chief medical correspondent for the ABC Television Network, to talk about lupus.

Mercedes will share how lupus has affected her life, and what she is doing as a national spokesperson for the LFA. Dr. Gilkeson will discuss how lupus is diagnosed and treated, and the latest research findings.

Again, the show about lupus will be broadcast live from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Eastern time on Monday, April 7. To view it, please visit, and look for "Healthy Life."

ABC News Now is a 24/7 digital cable channel available to more than 34 million users on cable, broadband and on mobile phones.


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