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.
Reiki and Its Effects on Lupus
Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 6:00 – 7:00 pm (CST)
Presenter: Bryce Goebel, LRMT, Empowering You to Heal
Stress in those living with lupus affects the mind, body, and spirit in negative ways. Reiki treats the whole person, including body, emotions, mind and spirit, creating many beneficial effects that include chronic pain relief, reduction of negative side effects, and relaxation. Join us to learn about Reiki and how to use it to help manage your stress throughout your whole self.
The Holistic Approach to Diet and Lupus
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 6:00 – 7:00 pm (CST)
Presenter: Carrie Holley-Hurt, Holistic Health Coach
In this teleconference, Carrie Holley-Hurt will talk about the connection between diet and inflammation, and provide practical tools so you can create a diet that works for you by improving your quality of life.
Lupus: Making the Diagnosis
Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 6:00-7:00 PM CST
Presenter: Stacy Ardoin, MD, adult and pediatric rheumatologist, OSU Wexner Medical Center, and Nationwide Children’s
Lupus is a complex and multifaceted disease. It is difficult to diagnose because each person has different symptoms of varying degrees and they mimic many other diseases. The diagnosis can take years to confirm. Join us as a lupus expert discusses the process of making a lupus diagnosis. The presentation will provide an overview of the ACR criteria, lupus signs and symptoms, and what a physician considers before making a diagnosis.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 7:00 – 8:00 pm (CST)
Presenter: Samuel Pegram, M.D., Rheumatologist, The Rheumatic Disease Clinic of Houston
Description: We know more about lupus research today than we did 10 years ago. Join us for this Ask the Experts Session and hear about the latest in lupus research.
Registration is required.