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Living Well with Lupus | Philadelphia Tri-State

Living Well with Lupus/Lupus and You Series

These seminars are the Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter's signature educational events. Each seminar brings together people living with lupus, their families, interested health professionals and a panel of experts to share the latest information to help individuals live well - or better - with lupus.

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What is the Living Well with Lupus/Lupus & You series?

This series is designed to educate and empower people living with lupus, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Every month we hope to bring you a new topic with the Lupus & You series. Check below to register or upcoming Lupus and You programs.

Previous Sessions

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Dr. Alvin Wells, a rheumatologist who will gives an overview of Lupus Nephritis, followed by a panel discussion including; Dr. Wells, a nephrologist, a nutritionist, and a lupus warrior living with lupus nephritis. Thank you to our sponsor Aurinia Pharmaceuticals.

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March 16, 2022: Advancing Lupus Research

Apanel of expert lupus researchers about the progress being made in lupus research, what research challenges still exist, and what you can do to advance lupus research.

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Learn some of the basics of lupus nephritis and clinical trials, the process and what's on the horizon for new therapies!

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This Living Well With Lupus Seminar covers lupus basics, new medications, lupus and men, genetics, lupus and trauma, and much more. Here from our experts at our 21st Annual Symposium!

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September 14, 2021: Lupus and Non-Familial Relationships

How can you find a doctor that’s right for you? Learn more about why this relationship is paramount to your health and how you can make the best decision you can for yourself with valued input.

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June 22, 2021: Lupus and Relationships

A lupus diagnosis can change some of the most important relationships of our lives in very different ways. Learn more about relationships between your family, partner, and caregiver during this weeknight session, and the communications strategies that work best.

March 27, 2021: Lupus and the Major Organs

Lupus is known for being a cruel disease that can attack any part of the body. This seminar will focus on a few different major organs that lupus can significantly impact, including the musculoskeletal system, kidneys, and brain, and provide comprehensive overviews of each.