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Lupus and You: Answers, Advocacy & Action

Each year, the chapter sponsors empowering programs that feature local and national speakers knowledgeable in the diagnosis, treatment, and research efforts of Lupus and related disorders. Speakers include those living with lupus and in the specialty areas of rheumatology, psychiatry, nephrology, cardiology, and more. Plus, hear from other lupus warriors and caregivers!

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Lupus & You: Answers, Advocacy & Action

Each year, the chapter sponsors empowering programs that feature local and national speakers knowledgeable in the diagnosis, treatment, and research efforts of Lupus and related disorders. Speakers include those living with lupus and in the specialty areas of rheumatology, psychiatry, nephrology, cardiology, and more. Plus, hear from other lupus warriors and caregivers!

 

Lupus & You

A free educational series where people with lupus, their family and friends can learn more about the latest in lupus research and managing the disease. You’ll hear about helpful resources and tools, as well as ways to engage in advocacy and awareness efforts to help bring an end to lupus. While these programs are available by webinar or in-person, with the COVID-19 pandemic, they are all currently taking place in a virtual format.

Lupus and Brain Fog

Join the Lupus Foundation of America via Zoom on Thursday, December 2 from 7:00 - 8:00PM EST for a talk on lupus brain fog with Dr. George Tsokos, Chief of Rheumatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

We'll also hear from Aliciee Griffith, Patient Engagement Liaison Lead, Us in Lupus, GSK who will share tools for managing lupus, practicing disease self- management.

Thursday, December 2, 2021

7:00 - 8:00 PM EST 

Register today! 

 

Tools for Managing Stress and Thriving This Holiday Season

We all feel stressed from time to time, but the holidays offer their own special stressors that can make us feel even worse - gift shopping, family obligations, finances, and perhaps, the grief and sadness that accompanies the loss of a loved one. Stress can be unhealthy. So, what can you do to avoid or minimize some of these holiday stress inducers?

Join Dr. Adair f. White-Johnson, best-selling author and motivational speaker as she provides tips , tools, and strategies for thriving this holiday season.

Thursday, December 9, 2021 

7:00 - 8:00 PM EST

Register today! 

 

Lupus & You Library - view the archives

Missed an event? No problem.  We archive all of our webinars and teleconferences in our Lupus & You Library. Don't miss the opportunity to learn from some of the world's leading lupus experts on a variety of topics designed to provide you with important information about living with lupus. from the comfort and privacy of your home.

Visit the Lupus & You Library

 

 

Empowerment Mini-Series 

With a lupus diagnosis comes many questions. In the Empowerment Mini-Series, we help you go from surviving to thriving. We will cover topics on a variety of issues in less than 20 minutes. So grab a cup of coffee or tea and join us for a quick lesson!

Exercise for Lupus Patients Part 1

Exercise helps keep our bones and muscles strong. In Exercise for Lupus Patients physical therapist, Dr. Robert Voorhees discusses the benefits of an active lifestyle and offers concrete ways for lupus patients to adopt an exercise regimen. Dr. Voorhees balances notes of caution and potential mobility limitations (e.g., bed rest, wheelchair use, etc.) to empower us to move our bodies safely and live life to the fullest.

Watch it here. 

Exercise for Lupus Patients 2, Bed Bound Exercises

Exercise helps keep our bones and muscles strong. In Exercise for Lupus Patients physical therapist, Dr. Robert Voorhees discusses the benefits of an active lifestyle and offers concrete ways for lupus patients to adopt an exercise regimen. Dr. Voorhees balances notes of caution and potential mobility limitations (e.g., bed rest, wheelchair use, etc.) to empower us to move our bodies safely and live life to the fullest.

Watch it here.

Exercise for Lupus Patients Part 3, Limited Mobility Exercises

Exercise helps keep our bones and muscles strong. In Exercise for Lupus Patients physical therapist, Dr. Robert Voorhees discusses the benefits of an active lifestyle and offers concrete ways for lupus patients to adopt an exercise regimen. Dr. Voorhees balances notes of caution and potential mobility limitations (e.g., bed rest, wheelchair use, etc.) to empower us to move our bodies safely and live life to the fullest.

Watch it here.

Exercise for Lupus Patients Part 4, High Level Exercises

Exercise helps keep our bones and muscles strong. In Exercise for Lupus Patients physical therapist, Dr. Robert Voorhees discusses the benefits of an active lifestyle and offers concrete ways for lupus patients to adopt an exercise regimen. Dr. Voorhees balances notes of caution and potential mobility limitations (e.g., bed rest, wheelchair use, etc.) to empower us to move our bodies safely and live life to the fullest.

Watch it here.

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