Events coming up: For Those With Lupus

    Upcoming Events

    • 19 Mar 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.

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

    • 23 Mar 2015 – 6:30 PM
      Regan MOVES: A Fitness Class for People Living with Lupus or Arthritis

      Regan MOVES is an exercise program designed to help people living with lupus and other chronic conditions reduce joint pain, increase energy, and regain freedom of movement while exercising. 

      Chanhassen Library, 7711 Kerber Boulevard, Chanhassen, MN

    • 8 Apr 2015 – 6:30 PM
      Living Well with Lupus as a Youth Seminar

      Did you know approximately 20% of people living with lupus are diagnosed in their childhood? Being a youth can be challenging, let alone a youth living with lupus. In this seminar, Mona Riskalla, M.D., and Kiana Johnson, Ph.D., will discuss the unique aspects of being a youth living with lupus, including the transition from pediatric to adult health care, as well as general strategies to better manage the disease through nutrition, exercise, and supplements.

      Jewish Community Center, 1375 St. Paul Avenue, Room #107, St. Paul, MN

    • 13 Apr 2015 – 12:00 PM
      Regan MOVES: A Fitness Class for People Living with Lupus or Arthritis

      Regan MOVES is an exercise program designed to help people living with lupus and other chronic conditions reduce joint pain, increase energy, and regain freedom of movement while exercising. 

      Four Seasons Curling Club at Fogerty Arena, 9250 Lincoln Street NE, Blaine, MN

    • 15 Apr 2015 – 6:00 PM
      Educational Support Group Facilitator Training

      Are you interested in facilitating an educational support group for people living with lupus? Our groups are designed to build connections, provide support and information, and promote health and wellness.

      Elk River Library, 13020 Orono Parkway, Study Room 1, Elk River, MN

    • 11 May 2015 – 12:00 PM
      Ways to Boost Your Energy Level

      Low energy is a universal symptom of living with lupus and 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.

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

    • 14 May 2015 – 12:00 PM
      Research Updates Webinar with LFM-Funded Researcher Gillespie

      In this webinar, Dr. Emily Gillespie  will talk about her study of the relationship between lupus and women, particularly African-American women. Several gene expression patterns, or biomarkers, appear to be unique to African-American patients.

      Webinar, Join from Anywhere, Your Computer,

    • 20 May 2015 – 12:30 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.

      Apple Valley Center, Saint Mary’s University, 14200 Cedar Avenue, Apple Valley, MN

    • 28 May 2015 – 6:30 PM
      Fatigue Management Program

      A common and often overwhelming symptom of lupus is fatigue. Learn how you can lessen the impact fatigue has on your life in an online fatigue management program with registered occupational therapist Arianna Thome.

      Online, Join from Anywhere, Via Your Computer,

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