Dr. David Michael, MD, Rheumatologist, Christiana Care Rheumatology
Lupus is a complex disease that can be difficult to comprehend. This session will cover essential information about understanding lab results, treatment options and other dos and don’ts to help you live better with lupus.
11:45 – 12:00 Break
12:00 – 1:00 You Are What You Eat: Eating Well to Live Well with Lupus
Carolyn Geibler, RD, LDN, CLC
Administrative Nutrition Manager at N.O.R.T.H., Inc. (Philadelphia WIC Program)
What is the best diet for lupus? Is alfalfa good or bad? Questions about diet and lupus seem endless! Learn science-based guidelines to help you eat well to live well with lupus.
1:00 – 1:50 Grab the Reins
Joanne Milou, OTR/L and Cheri Perron, Lupus Self Help Course Leaders
This session, facilitated by the LFA's Lupus Self Help Course Leaders will provide guidance for using real life tools to allow you to better manage your lupus. The practical tips and strategies that will be shared include formulating a flare plan, preparing for your doctor’s appointments, managing obstacles and setting goals for the future.
1:50 - 2:00 Closing Remarks / Adjourn
Your registration fee includes lunch and all program materials. Scholarships are available upon request. Please submita request in writing either by mail, fax or email as listed below.
Mail: Lupus Foundation of America, Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter, 500 Old York Road, Suite 110, Jenkintown, PA 19046 Email: email@example.com Fax: 215-517-8483
Contact the Delaware Chapter office at 302-622-8700 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.