Jul. 11, 2017 6:00 pm | At Home

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 and are accessible via a toll-free number. Teleconferences will also be recorded and posted online. Pre-registration is required. Call-in/log-in information will be provided to all registrants one week before the event.

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July 2017

Teens with Lupus: Transitioning into Adulthood

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
6:00 – 7:00 PM, CST

As a teenager living with lupus, learning how to take charge of one’s own healthcare will assist with better health outcomes as an adult. Teens with lupus and their parents will learn more about this transitional time and receive helpful tips and tools to prepare teenagers with lupus to successfully manage their illness through the adult years.

Presenter: Austin Dalrymple, DO; Pediatric Rheumatologist & Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Saint Louis University and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital


August 2017

Let’s Talk about Lupus and the Eyes

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
6:00 –7:00 PM, CST

The latest in prevention, diagnostics and treatment options for a wide spectrum of eye conditions - from the routine to the complex. Learn why Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute is ranked No. 1 in Ohio and No. 8 in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report.

Presenter: Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic


September 2017

Cardiovascular Disease and Lupus

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
6:00 –7:00 PM, CST

Heart disease is a major complication of lupus and is now a leading cause of death among people with lupus. There are several ways to decrease your risk for developing lupus-related disease, including reporting changes in symptoms to your doctor right away and having and understanding of the major risk factors. This teleconference will address everything you need to know about how to live heart healthy with lupus.

Presenter: George Stojan, M.D.


October 2017

Think Again: Coping with Lupus Fog

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
6:00 –7:00 PM, CST

As many as half of all people with lupus describe feelings of confusion, fatigue, memory loss, and difficulty expressing their thoughts. This collection of symptoms is termed cognitive dysfunction. Learn more about "lupus fog", its symptoms and treatment options.

Presenter: Pamela Thorpe, M.D. FACP, Lupus Survivor since 2001, Currently Medical Director of Pharmacovigilance in the Pharmaceutical Industry since 2007


November 2017

Wellness Coach: A Healthy Approach to Lupus

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
6:00 pm -7:00 pm CST

Committing to a healthy lifestyle can be overwhelming. Join Erica Daniel as she provides you with a process to work actively towards a better quality of health by providing support, encouragement, education, and tools.

Presenter: Erica Daniel – CEO & Founder of Elnspire LLC, Speaker, Author, Coach


Registration is required.

More information

Phone: 800-958-7876

Email: info@lfaheartland.org

Cost: Free