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Understanding Lab Values
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Black Myeloma Health Community
event May 23, 2024 / 02:00PM - 03:00PM EDT

Event Description

As individuals navigate the myeloma journey, they encounter a multitude of tests, including bone marrow biopsies, urine tests, genetic tests, and more. After a while, the various tests become routine. However, interpreting these tests and lab results on your own can be challenging. In our upcoming community meeting, members of the HealthTree medical team will discuss crucial aspects, such as determining what to monitor and identifying red flags. Join us to gain insights into myeloma labs and strategies to effectively manage and interpret your test results, enabling you to understand your myeloma condition thoroughly.

Schedule & Agenda

The panelist Valarie Traynham
2:00 PM
Valarie Traynham

Valarie introduces the agenda of the event and our featured speakers Andrea Robles and Constance Boyd.

2:05 PM
Andrea Robles and Constance Boyd

Andrea Robles and Constance Boyd talk about understanding your myeloma labs.

Questions and Answers
2:35 PM

Type your questions in the chat and we will answer them! 

Speakers & Moderators

The panelist Valarie Traynham
Valarie Traynham

Valarie embarked on her myeloma journey back in 2015, and ever since she's been on a mission. As a resilient myeloma thriver, her passion lies in not just navigating her own path but also in illuminating the journey for others. With a steadfast commitment to understanding the intricacies of the disease, she champions education, shedding light on health inequities that often lurk in the shadows. Driven by a profound belief in fairness, Valarie tirelessly advocates for equitable access to top-tier healthcare, clinical trials, and tailored treatments. Her journey as a beacon of knowledge and support began when she assumed the role of a support group leader. Today, she continues to extend her hand as a myeloma coach, mentor angel, and the guiding force behind the Black Myeloma Health Community. Valarie's voice echoes far and wide as she fearlessly confronts the disparities faced by myeloma patients. Through collaborative efforts with healthcare providers, she strives to forge pathways to solutions, ensuring that every individual receives the care they deserve. Join Valarie on her journey of empowerment and advocacy as she lights the way toward a brighter, more equitable future in myeloma care.

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The panelist Andrea Robles
Andrea Robles

Andrea is an International Medical Graduate and a part of Healthtree’s patient navigator staff. She helps complete medical history and patient’s important information to help them track their disease. She’s a wife and mom of 4 who loves to read and watch movies.

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The panelist Constance Boyd
Constance Boyd

Constance has been a Patient Navigator at Health Tree for a little over two years. Before joining Health Tree she worked as an Emergency Medical Technician, Lab Assistant, and other patient care positions. Constance enjoys connecting and communicating with patients and helping them navigate their disease with the tools Health Tree has to offer. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and reading a good biography book.

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