Ask The Experts 2015

Spring/Summer Teleconference 2015

Lupus and Female Issues: From Puberty to Menopause

Coping with Lupus

September 29, 2015
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm CST
Speaker: Robert H. Phillips, Ph.D.
When you’re first diagnosed with lupus, you will hear about treatment options and the importance of preventing flares—but you may not hear that lupus can have an emotional effect on you as well. You may feel overwhelmed, frustrated, sad, and anxious, but the good news is there are ways to help you cope with those feelings. Join us for this teleconference with Robert H. Phillips, Ph.D., founder and director of the Center for Coping, author of the Coping with Lupus and Lupus Q&A books and a licensed psychologist as he addresses important questions one might have and offers practical coping strategies to help those with lupus live their lives to the fullest.
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Lupus de los Riñones Octubre 7, 2015
La Hora 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ponente: Carlos Pancorvo, M.D., Dallas Nephrology Associate, Dallas, Texas
Lupus nefritis es el término usado cuando el lupus provoca inflamación en los riñones. Se estima que hasta el 40 por ciento de todas las personas con lupus desarrollarán complicaciones renales que requieren tratamiento y evaluación médica. El Dr. Carlos Pancorvo hablará de el diagnóstico, visitas medicas, complicaciones renales, biopsia renal, tratamiento renal y pronóstico renal.

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Kidney and Lupus

October 7, 2015
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Presenter: Arti Gupta, M.D., Dallas Nephrology Associates, Dallas, Texas
Lupus nephritis is the term used when lupus causes inflammation in the kidneys. It is estimated that as many as 40 percent of all people with lupus will develop kidney complications that require medical evaluation and treatment. Dr. Arti Gupta will address diagnosis, monitoring, kidney complications, kidney biopsy, kidney treatment, and kidney prognosis.
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