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2016 Lupus Education Teleconference Series

Lupus Foundation of America, Georgia Chapter

Friday, January 15, 2016 at 11:30 AM - Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 11:00 PM (EST)

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Type End Quantity
Affairs of the Heart: Lupus and Relationships - February 25th Ended Free  
Lupus and the Kidneys - March 3rd Ended Free  
Lupus and Mental Health - April 5th Ended Free  
Lupus and Primary Care - May 18th Ended Free  
Lupus and the Thyroid - June 13th Ended Free  
Finances 101: Living with a Chronic Illness - July 13th Ended Free  
Lupus & the Bones: Diagnosing & Treating Osteoporosis - August 31st Ended Free  
Living a Healthy Lifestyle - September 14th Ended Free  
Lupus and Dental Health - October 4th Ended Free  
Stress Management - November 22nd Ended Free  

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Affairs of the Heart: Lupus and Relationships

February 25, 2016

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

 

Speakers: Molly Dennis, MSW

February is Heart Month and we know that the heart and cardiovascular system, like other organ systems of the body, can be affected by lupus.  Lupus can also affect affairs of the heart and relationships.  Is your life filled with satisfying relationships and love?  Do you feel that others understand your lupus and the demands that it places on you?  Join us for this teleconference and explore ways to improve interpersonal relationships and build lasting bonds.

 

 

 

Lupus and the Kidneys

March 3, 2016

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

 

Speaker: Dr. Michael P. Madaio, Sydenstricker Professor and Chairman, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

 

Did you know that an estimated 40% of all people living with lupus will
develop kidney complications? This educational teleconference will address
complications, medical evaluation and treatment as it relates to kidney
involvement in lupus.

 

 

Lupus and Mental Health: How to Know You're in Trouble

April 5, 2016

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

 

Speaker: Stacie Camp Bennett, MA, LPC, LCAS

Life with lupus can be challenging. With symptoms that come and go, disease flares and remissions, and the uncertainty of what each day will bring, it’s normal to experience feelings of unhappiness, frustration, anger, or sadness. However, there is a difference between temporary negative feelings and negative feelings that become overwhelming and long-lasting, which may signal a serious but treatable illness. Join us to learn how to determine the difference and recognize and properly treat symptoms.


 

 

Lupus and Primary CAre

May 18, 2016

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

 

Speaker: Adegbenga A. Bankole, MD,FACP, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine


 

 

  

Lupus and the Thyroid

June 13, 2016

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

 

Speaker: Maria Antonelli, MD from Metro Health Hopsital


Thyroid problems are common in people with lupus. About 6 percent of people with lupus have underactive thyroid, or hypothyroidism, and 2 percent have overactive thyroid, or hyperthyroidism. Join us to learn about the effects of thyroid disorders and function and their relationship to lupus.


 

 

 

Finances 101: Living with a Chronic Illness

July 13, 2016

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

 

Speakers: Shawn Arrington and Shanna Tedder, White Rhino Financial

Everyone should have a financial plan to protect themselves and their loved ones. Living with a chronic illness causes unique day-to-day and long-term financial challenges.

The teleconference will empower and educate those living with a chronic illness, their loved ones and caretakers regarding ways to proactively organize their finances and strategically plan for their unpredictable circumstances.

 

 

 

Lupus and the Bones: Diagnosing & Treating Osteoporosis

 August 13, 2016

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

 

Speaker: Kathryn M. Diemer, MD, Washing University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Women with lupus are at increased risk for osteoporosis and are nearly five times more likely to experience a fracture. Learn more about bone density, how osteoporosis is diagnosed, and the most common treatments available including calcium, vitamin D and FDA approved medications.

 


 

 

 

Living a Healthy Lifestyle

September 14, 2016

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

 

Speaker: Danine Fruge,MD, ABFP, Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa

Take charge of your daily life through proper disease management, communication, and positive lifestyle changes.

 

 

 

 

Lupus and Dental Health

October 4, 2016

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

 

Speaker: Diane Earle, DDs,MBA, Kool Smiles

 

It is important to understand the relationship of oral health to overall
health and wellness. Join us to learn about how dental health relates to lupus
and managing symptoms.
 

 

  

Stress Management

November 22, 2016

7:15 pm – 8:15 pm EST

 

Speaker: John Schultz, Board Certified Physical Therapist, Postural Restoration Clinician, and Heart Math

How would it feel to sleep better, have more energy for you & your family, and experience less pain with simple, drug free, cost effective self- monitoring strategies? Join us to learn how to optimize your health with evidence based tools.

 

 

 

 

 


Have questions about 2016 Lupus Education Teleconference Series? Contact Lupus Foundation of America, Georgia Chapter

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Lupus Foundation of America, Georgia Chapter

Welcome to the Georgia Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America. We are here every day, providing resources, educational and medical information and referrals, educational seminars with medical experts, traditional and online support groups and grass-roots advocacy on the state and federal level.  We also support the national research efforts of the Lupus Foundation working to advance the science and medicine of lupus.

1850 Lake Park Drive
Suite 101

Smyrna, GA 30080

(770) 333-5930
www.lupusga.org

info@lfaga.org

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