Events coming up: For Those With Lupus

    Upcoming Events

    • 30 Jul 2015 – 6:30 PM
      Easing Chronic Pain Seminar: Strategies for Relief

      Chronic pain is a common symptom of lupus and other chronic conditions, and is often debilitating. During this seminar, clinical nurse specialist Mary Beshara will focus on why we feel pain, how it travels through the body, and different strategies to manage it, such as reflexology, breath work, and relaxation techniques.

      Roseville Library, Board Room, 2180 North Hamline Avenue, Roseville, MN

    • 1 Aug 2015 – 10:00 AM
      2015 Convoy of Hope Minneapolis

      Join LFM at the 2015 Convoy of Hope Minneapolis, a free community fair in Spring Lake Park. Access valuable information about health and wellness, and take advantage of the many offerings available, including free groceries, health screenings, job and career services, family portraits, and haircuts. Stop by LFM’s table, located in the Health Services Tent near the entrance to the fair, and learn about lupus and LFM’s programs and events.

      Spring Lake Park High School, 1100 81st Avenue NE, Spring Lake Park, MN

    • 5 Aug 2015 – 6:30 PM
      Reduce Pain and Inflammation through Acupuncture

      Join acupuncturist Amy Schroeder for a free acupuncture session to reduce the pain and inflammation you may experience living with lupus.

      Oakdale Center, Saint Mary’s University, 7200 Hudson Blvd. N., Suite 200, Oakdale, MN

    • 11 Aug 2015 – 4:30 PM
      Yoga Fundamentals

      In this gentle fundamentals class, participants living with lupus will practice a variety of standing and reclining asanas, or poses, with an emphasis on beginner modifications, breathing, and relaxation techniques.

      Lupus Foundation of Minnesota Office, 2626 East 82nd Street, Bloomington, MN

    • 12 Aug 2015 – 12:00 PM
      Interconnections: Stress, Pain, and Health Webinar

      Living with pain and stress is a reality for many people living with lupus. During this presentation, occupational therapist Brenda Frie will discuss the benefits and negative consequences of stress and pain, their impact on health and well-being, and will offer strategies that may provide relief.

      Webinar, Join from Anywhere, Your Computer,

    • 18 Aug 2015 – 6:30 PM
      Ways to Boost Your Energy Level

      Low energy is a universal symptom of living with lupus and other chronic conditions, and it can significantly impact daily activities. Join certified Alexander Technique instructor Erin Thompson as she focuses on ways to increase energy, vitality, and mobility by improving postural alignment for increased lung capacity and joint freedom in daily activities.

      Chanhassen Library, Wilder Room, 7711 Kerber Boulevard, Chanhassen, MN

    • 9 Sep 2015 – 12:00 PM
      The Nutritional Connection between Healing, Lupus and Other Chronic Conditions

      Nutritional choices can greatly affect the management of lupus and other chronic conditions and everyday life. By understanding the nutritional connection, individuals can feel empowered to make informed choices in everyday situations. This seminar will focus on the importance of good nutrition and strategies to better manage inflammation.

      Maple Grove Library, 8001 Main Street North, Maple Grove, MN

    • 23 Sep 2015 – 6:30 PM
      Exercising Your Rights: Public and Private Disability Insurance and Employment Discrimination Seminar

      What are your rights if your employer thinks you can’t work anymore? What if you believe you can no longer work, but you’ve been denied benefits?

      This seminar will provide information about these and other questions related to living with lupus, arthritis, multiple sclerosis and other chronic conditions.

      Rasmussen College, 6th Floor, 4400 West 78th Street, Bloomington, MN

    • 30 Sep 2015 – 12:00 PM
      Research Updates Webinar: Treating Lupus and Other Autoimmune Diseases

      In this webinar, Dr. Daniel Mueller will talk about his study involving T- and B-cell interactions. When these cells collaborate for the production of autoantibodies,systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and other chronic arthritic diseases can result.

      Webinar, Join from Anywhere, Your Computer,

    • 15 Oct 2015 – 6:30 PM
      Get Up & Go: Stress and Pain Management Program (Thursday evenings)

      Learn how you can lessen the impact stress and pain, secondary symptoms of living with lupus, have on your life with this free, online program,

      Online, Join from Anywhere, Via Your Computer,

    • 16 Oct 2015 – 1:30 PM
      Get Up & Go: Stress and Pain Management Program (Friday afternoons)

      Learn how you can lessen the impact stress and pain, secondary symptoms of living with lupus, have on your life with this free, online program,

      Online, Join from Anywhere, Via Your Computer,

    • 4 Nov 2015 – 12:00 PM
      Living with Lupus as a Youth Webinar

      Approximately 20 percent of people living with lupus are diagnosed in their childhood. Being a youth with lupus can be challenging, to say the least. In this webinar, Dr. Mona Riskalla will discuss the unique aspects of being a youth living with lupus, including symptoms, medications, and general strategies to better manage the disease such as nutrition, exercise, and the use of supplements.

      Online, Join from Anywhere, Via Your Computer,

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