2013 Behind the Mask Education Conference - St. Louis
Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM (CDT)
St. Louis, MO
4th Annual Behind the Mask Lupus Educational Conference
You are invited to the Fourth Annual "Behind the Mask" Lupus Educational Conference, presented by the LFA-Heartland Chapter on Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. The conference will be located at the Saint Louis College of Pharmacy in Whelpley Auditorium. Doors will open at 8:00 a.m. for registration.
Lupus Conference Topics
Is it Foggy in Here? Cognitive Dysfunction & Lupus
Presented By: Enrique Alvarez, MD, PhD, Washington Univ. School of Med.
As many as half of all people with lupus report experiencing some type of cognitive complication, commonly referred to as “lupus fog”. Learn more about the central nervous system, cognitive dysfunction related to lupus, and what you can do to cope with these symptoms.
Getting To The Heart of It: Cardiovascular Disease in Lupus
Presented by: Jonathan Miner, MD, PhD, Washington Univ. School of Med.
Learn more about how lupus can affect the cardiovascular system, what treatment options are available, and steps you can take to help prevent and control serious complications.
It's a Girl Thing: Women & Lupus
Presented by: Amber R. Cooper, MD, MSI, Washington Univ. School of Med.
Women living with lupus face a variety of challenges from physical, to reproductive to intimacy. Learn more about these concerns specifically related to women living with lupus.
Mood & Food: How Your Diet Can Affect the Way You Feel
Charlyn Prather-Levinson, MSW, LCSW, OSW, Charli Prather Counseling
Evidence has shown that healthy meals enriched with vitamins and minerals really can lift your mood. Discover how easy and inexpensive healthy eating can be and learn ways to enhance your mood by choosing healthier options and trimming portions.
****Please note, there will be no refunds for purchased tickets
Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis
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Lupus Foundation of America - Heartland Chapter
The Lupus Foundation of America, envisions a world without lupus. The organization will advance the science and medicine of lupus to find a cure and improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus.
The Lupus Foundation of America is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people affected by lupus through programs of research, education, support and advocacy.
The LFA-Heartland Chapter currently serves over 50,000 individuals in Missouri, eastern Kansas and southern Illinois who are affected by lupus.
Please visit our website at LFAHeartland.org, or contact us at 1-800-958-7876, info@LFAheartland.org.