Jul. 11, 2017 6:00 pm—Nov. 15, 2017 7:00 pm | In the comfort of your home

2017 LFA Teleconference & Webcasts Series

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.

2017 LFA Teleconferences & Webcast Series

Teleconferences

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (central)

Teens with Lupus-Transitioning to Adulthood

Presenter: Austin Dalrymple, DO, Saint Louis University & SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

Space is limited - Register here.

 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (central)

Let's Talk About Lupus and The Eye

Presenter: Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic

Space is limited - Register here.

 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (central)

Cardiovascular Disease and Lupus

Presenter: George Stojan, M.D.

Space is limited - Register here.

 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (central)

Think Again: Coping with Lupus Fog

Presenter: Pamela Thorpe, M.D. FACP, Medical Director of Pharmacovigilance, Lupus Survivor

Space is limited - Register here.

 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (central)

Wellness Coach: A Healthy Approach to Lupus

Presenter: Erica Daniel, CEO & Founder of Einspire LLC, Speaker, Author and Coack

Space is limited - Register here.

 

Past Teleconferences (September 2015 to November 2016)

  • Children and Lupus

September 2015 - Presenter: Dr. Stacy P. Ardoin, Ohio State University.  Presentation and audio available here.

  • Legal Issues: Social Security and Lupus

November 2015 - Presenter: Sheri Abrams, Attorney at Law.  Presentation and audio available here.

  • Affairs of the Heart:  Lupus and Relationships

February 2016 - Presenter: Molly Dennis, MSW.  Presentation and audio available here.

  • Lupus and the Kidneys

March 2016 - Presenter: Dr. Micheal P. Madalo, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.  Presentation and audio available here.

  • Lupus and Mental Health: How to know when you're in trouble.

April 2016 - Presenter: Stacie Camp Bennett, MA, LPC, LCAS: Presentation and audio available here.

  • Lupus & Primary Care

May 2016 - Presenter: Adegbenga A. Bankole M.D., FACP, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.  Presentation and audio available here.

  • Lupus and the Thyroid

June 2016 - Presenter: Dr. Maria Antonelli, Metro Health Hospital.  Presentation and audio available here.

 

FINANCES 101-LIVING WITH A CHRONIC ILLNESS
July 2016
Presenters: Shawn Arrington, President and CEO and Shanna Tedder, Financial Services Educator and Advisor, White Rhino Financial

Thyroid problems are common in people with lupus. About 6 percent of people with lupus have underactive thyroid, or hypothyroidism, and 2 percent have overactive thyroid, or hyperthyroidism. Join us to learn about the effects of thyroid disorders and function and their relationship to lupus.

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Lupus & the Bones: Diagnosing & Treating Osteoporosis
August 2016
Presenter: Kathryn M. Diemer, MD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Women with lupus are at increased risk for osteoporosis and are nearly five times more likely to experience a fracture. Learn more about bone density, how osteoporosis is diagnosed, and the most common treatments available including calcium, vitamin D and FDA approved medications.

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Living a Healthy Lifestyle
September 2016
Presenter: Danine Fruge, MD, ABFP, Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa

Take charge of your daily life through proper disease management, communication, and positive lifestyle changes.

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Lupus & Dental Health
October 2016
Presenter: Presenter: Diane Earle, DDS, MBA, Kool Smiles

It is important to understand the relationship of oral health to overall health and wellness. Join us to learn about how dental health relates to lupus and managing symptoms.

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Stress Management

November 2016
Presenter: Ellen Sichel, Custom Calm, LLC

It is important to understand the relationship of oral health to overall health and wellness. Join us to learn about how dental health relates to lupus and managing symptoms.

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Registration is required.

Phone: 713-529-0126

Email: info@lupustexas.org

Cost: free