5th Annual Virginia Lupus Summit
- Charity & Causes
- Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, Virginia Beach VA
Living with Lupus: An Insider’s Perspective Teleconference
Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
Living with Lupus: An Insider’s Perspective
Speaker: Pamela Turnbo Thorpe, MD, FACP
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Individual Living with Lupus
Because lupus is a mysterious and complex disease, a diagnosis can be quite scary. However, there may also be a measure of relief in being able to put a name to what may have been years of debilitating symptoms and misdiagnoses. Educate yourself on the basics such as the criteria for diagnosing lupus, understanding laboratory results, treatment options, and other do’s and don’ts to help you live better with lupus. As a Board Certified Internist, our speaker brings professional expertise along with her personal perspective as an individual living with lupus herself.
Register by April 24
This Ask The Experts series is offered as a free service of the Lupus Foundation of America, DC/MD/VA Chapter. All costs of services for patients and families are underwritten by the fundraising efforts of the DC/MD/VA Chapter, including the Walk to End Lupus Now™.
The Lupus Foundation of America, DC/MD/VA Chapter is proud to be a source of information about lupus. Our comments are based on professional advice, published experience and expert opinion, but do not represent individual therapeutic recommendation or prescription. For specific information and advice, please consult your physician.
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