NC Lupus Chapter to Hold Lupus Empowerment Seminar in Raleigh

  • Grace Lutheran Church 5010 Six Forks Road Raleigh, NC, 27609 United States

The two-part workshop in Raleigh is scheduled for 10:00AM-1:00PM. The seminar will be held at Grace Lutheran Church located at 5010 Six Forks Road (27609). Saira Sheikh, MD, with UNC Rheumatology Lupus Clinic will be presenting “Immunization/Vaccination in Lupus.” Attendees will learn about immunizations and vaccinations in lupus, precautions to take and questions to discuss with their physician.

In addition, Jennifer Rogers, MD, with UNC Rheumatology Lupus Clinic will be presenting “Pulmonary Manifestations of Lupus.” Attendees will learn about how lupus affects their lungs, signs and symptoms to look out for and what to discuss with their physician.

“Our educational seminars enable us to give the 45,000 individuals who are living with lupus in North Carolina the opportunity to feel empowered to take charge of their health,” said Christine John-Fuller, President & CEO of LFANC. “We appreciate the incredible support of our presenters and volunteers who play a vital role in furthering our mission and in helping make life better for those affected by lupus.”

The “2016 Lupus Empowerment Workshop Series” is a six-city series of educational workshops that provide individuals affected by lupus with methods for not only living, but also thriving. The seminars offer information on different topics from subject matter experts.

There is no charge to attend, but registration is required for the Raleigh workshop by Wednesday, Aug. 17. For questions, call 877-849-8271 or email info@lupusnc.org. For more information about the “2016 Lupus Empowerment Series” and to sign up, visit www.lupusnc.org.