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.


Living with Lupus: An Insider’s Perspective
May 1, 2014
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

Speaker:  Pamela Turnbo Thorpe, MD, FACP
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Individual Living with Lupus

Because lupus is a mysterious and complex disease, a diagnosis can be quite scary.  However, there may also be a measure of relief in being able to put a name to what may have been years of debilitating symptoms and misdiagnoses.  Educate yourself on the basics such as the criteria for diagnosing lupus, understanding laboratory results, treatment options, and other do’s and don’ts to help you live better with lupus.  As a Board Certified Internist, our speaker brings professional expertise along with her personal perspective as an individual living with lupus herself.

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Living with Lupus – En Espanol
May 8, 2014
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

Speaker:  Leyka Barbosa, M.D., F.A.C.R, North Texas Joint Care, P.A.

Esta teleconferencia educativa incluye una introducción al manejo efectivo de la enfermedad y lo básico sobre el Lupus para alguien recién diagnosticado o persona que se pueda beneficiar.  Recibirá información médica exacta y al día sobre el Lupus, sus síntomas, tratamientos y técnicas para combatir la enfermedad.

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Pediatric Lupus
June 4, 2014
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

Speaker:  Reema Syed, M.D., Pediatric Rheumatologist, SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center

Hearing that you have lupus, or that your child has it, can be very frightening. However, by working closely with your health care team, you can learn how to best take care of yourself and the special needs of a child with lupus. Learn about what to expect in the future for a child living with lupus.

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Lupus and the Skin
July 9, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Speaker: Dr. Frank Santoro, Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Connecticut Health Center

Approximately two-thirds of people with lupus will develop some type of skin disease or cutaneous lupus. Learn about the forms of skin lupus, treatments for cutaneous lupus and other skin problems that can occur when you have lupus

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COMING THIS SUMMER/FALL (Check back for dates and to register.)

Lupus and Depression

Lupus and Nutrition

Lupus and Disability

Lupus and the Gastrointestinal System

Registration is required.

Phone: 215-517-5070

Email: info@lupustristate.org

Cost: Free