2019 Georgia Lupus Empowerment Summit
Adair White-Johnson, Ph.D., International Bestselling Author, Empowerment Strategist, Motivational Speaker and Publisher
Dr. Adair White-Johnson is a leading authority on motivating, inspiring and empowering individuals to move towards positive change, become resilient and to bounce back after hitting rock bottom. She specializes in helping women and teens build their confidence levels to become equipped and empowered to pursue their passion, to persevere in their purpose and to “Get Over It!”
$20 per attendee includes free parking, continental breakfast and buffet lunch. Limited Scholarships Available to those in need. Click here to apply. We will review and get back to you.
Lupus 101: The Basics
Jagindra Mangru, MD
Learn about lupus, from signs and symptoms to the medications used to treat lupus. Great fro a newly diagnosed patient or as a refresher.
Lupus and the Kidneys
Jason Cobb, MD
Forty percent of people living with lupus will experience kidney involvement to some extent. Learn more about kidney disease as it relates to lupus.
Lupus and SS Disability
Attorney Russell Keener
Can lupus patients qualify for disability? What is the process to obtain disability? When should I apply? This session will answer these questions and more!
Muscles and Bones: Lupus and the Musculoskeletal System
Learn how to manage your joint pain while living with lupus.
Lupus and Nutrition
Cristina Caro, MBA, RD, LD
Learn about nutrition tips and healthy living in order to sustain energy and nourish cells in your body.
Kids Get Lupus Too: Pediatric Lupus
Abigail Bosk, MD
Moms and Dads, come and join us to learn more about lupus and the resources available to you!
You are not Crazy!: Lupus and Depression
Danielle Bohan, LCSW
If you are living with a chronic disease, occasional bouts of depression are normal. Learn how to work through depression and live a fuller life!
Lupus and Men
Thomas Walters and Christopher Reed
Ten percent of lupus patients are men! This session presents a great opportunity for sharing common misconceptions and building a network of amazing men living with lupus.
Managing Your Money on a Limited Budget
Do you know the difference between needs and wants? Are you taking advantage of all of the cost-reducing resources out there? Learn to manage your budget, get your finances under control and start living a more empowered life!
Let's Get Moving: Zumba for Beginners
You will want to meet Ingrid Perez, a woman with more energy than anyone we have ever met before! Ingrid is living her best life with lupus and wants to share some of her exercise strategies. Let's get moving!!
Managing the Side Effects of Lupus Medications
Mohammad Kamran, MD
The medications prescribed to treat lupus can range from mild to extremely strong, but all medications have side effects. Most often, several medications are used in combination to control lupus. Learn about effective communication with your doctor to ensure the best treatment plan for you!
Us in Lupus: Resources for Living Well with Lupus
E. Aliciee’ Griffith BSN, BS, RN
Us in Lupus is designed to give you more than just the facts about lupus. It's a resource designed by GSK that offers people living with lupus the skills, tools, and confidence they need to help them face lupus.
Mindfulness through Meditation
Mindfulness is a technique that has become very popular, but there is still a lot of doubts about what it really is and how it can help us on a day to day basis. Learn how to practice it and we will tell you how it can help us to have a fuller and happier life.