Jan. 31, 2014 1:30 pm—Dec. 31, 2014 11:30 pm | Via Teleconference

2014 Ask The Experts Teleconference Series

Lupus: Ask the Experts is a series of live educational teleconferences and pre-recorded webcasts on a variety of topics designed to provide you with important information about living with lupus. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from some of the world's leading lupus experts from the comfort and privacy of your home!

Live teleconferences last one hour, are free of charge by accessing a toll free phone number, and provide lifesaving information that you can utilize to better manage your lupus.

Pre-Registration is required. All registered participants will receive call-in/log-in information one week before the event along with any support materials.

Click here to listen to archived teleconference recording and view past presentations.


Lupus and Depression
August 7, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Speaker: Beatrice Lazaroff, Ph.D.
Reactions like anger, fear and depression are a normal part of having a chronic illness such as lupus. These emotions are signals from the body and mind that all is not well and that it is time to use your coping skills. When these emotions are dealt with appropriately, they can provide an opportunity to grow and gain new insights into your life.
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Nutrition and Rheumatic Diseases
September 4, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Speaker:  Dr. Roxanne Sukol, Cleveland Clinic
Good nutrition is an important part of an overall treatment plan for lupus. Learn how to create a nutritious, well-balanced, and varied diet that takes into account the profound effects of a network as complex as the immune system.
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Lupus and Disability
October 18, 2014
10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
Speaker:  Lisa Gonzales-Goetz
This educational teleconference will help you navigate the often frustrating issues surrounding disability. You will learn what SSDI/SSI is, the qualifications, how to apply, what you need to know to be prepared and other related topics.
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Lupus and Stress
November 13, 2014
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST
Speaker:  Cindy Coney
Physical and emotional stresses are among the suspected triggers for a lupus flare.  People with lupus should reduce stress to help them cope with lupus and improve their overall well-being.
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Presentations are available online. You may submit a question to the expert through the 15th of each topic month and answers will be posted the following month.
Treatment of Lupus in 2014
Presenter: Dr. Joan Merrill
Pregnancy and Lupus (Webcast en Español)
Presenter: Dr. Jorge Sanchez Guerrero
Dealing with Holiday Stress
Presenter: Cindy Coney
Living Well with Lupus
Presenter: TBA
For more information on webcasts, Click Here.

Registration is required.

Phone: 215-517-5070

Email: info@lupustristate.org

Cost: Free