2013 Ask the Experts Teleconference Recordings

Lupus and Employment - 02.23.13
with Rachel D. Ziolkowski, Esq.
Senior Counsel
Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail Shank LLP

Learn more about how lupus can affect life on the job, your rights in the workplace, how you can maximize security and benefits and manage stress when dealing with lupus and employment.

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Managing the Doctor/Patient Relationship - 03.14.13
with Melissa Hughes, MD
Former GA Chapter Board Member

Part of thriving with lupus is effectively communicating with the members of your health care team so that your care is managed better and in the end, you feel better. As Dr.Hughes states,"You are driving the bus!"

Personal Medical Records Forms - download to help you keep track of your doctor visits, medications, allergies and much more.

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Lupus and Cognitive Dysfunction – 4.18.13
with Michael Parsons, PhD
Cleveland Clinic

As many as half of all people with lupus describe feelings of confusion, fatigue, memory loss, and difficulty expressing their thoughts. This collection of symptoms is termed cognitive dysfunction. Learn more about "lupus fog", its symptoms and treatment options.

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Living with Lupus – 5.11.13
with Stacy D. Kennedy, M.D., M.B.A.
Rowan Diagnostic Clinic, Salisbury, N.C.

An introduction to lupus and how to manage it effectively for the newly diagnosed or anyone who wants to gain more insight into the disease. Learn more about current, medically accurate information on lupus, its symptoms, treatments and coping techniques.

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Lupus and the Kidneys - 06.20.13
with Jack Waterman, DO, FACOI
Nephrology Associates of the Palm Beaches

An estimated 1 in 3 people living with lupus will develop kidney issues that require medical attention and treatment. Learn more about the signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options as it relates to kidney involvement.

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