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This episode of The Balancing Act focuses on two very different diseases: Lupus and Plasminogen Deficiency (PLGD). Fortunately, research is yielding encouraging treatment options for both diseases.

The Lupus Foundation of America estimates that 1.5 million Americans — and at least five million people worldwide — have a form of lupus. Join us for a discussion of lupus and lupus nephritis, meet two courageous women who are battling the disease, plus we examine the latest clinical trials giving hope to medical professionals and sufferers.

Then, in our recurring Behind the Mystery segment, we examine Plasminogen Deficiency (PLGD) or Hypoplasminogenemia, an ultra-rare disease often misdiagnosed. A systemic and potentially life-threatening disease, PLGD frequently presents with ligneous conjunctivitis, an eye condition where the lids develop membranous growths. We meet a young lady who has been dealing with PLGD almost since birth, along with her mother, who has become a vocal advocate.

Convenient Options for Coffee, Dessert and Group Road Trips

On today’s episode of The Balancing Act, get delicious drink and dessert ideas, and check out a reliable, affordable way to take a group road trip.

A Van Rental Company Making Group Travel Fun and Affordable

Carl’s Van Rentals has been the perfect choice for group travel since 1993, focusing on hard-to-find vehicles like 15-passenger Sprinter vans and minibuses.

Ready-to-Drink Coffee: Great Quality, Taste and Affordability

Java Monster and Espresso Monster are hybrid coffee and energy products that are perfect for consumers who need that extra pick-me-up.

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