Symposiums

We welcome you to our online series of lupus (and autoimmune conditions) Symposiums! Join us as we hear from lupus experts, doctors, nutritionists, and patients, and learn more about living healthily with lupus and other autoimmune conditions together.

Lupus Fatigue: Causes, Treatments and Management

In this virtual, educational symposium explores lupus fatigue, one of the most common and disabling symptoms that affect those living with lupus!  This symposium features presentations by experts in the field who provide their thoughts, advice and practical tools that can really help those living with this condition.

 

Presenters include:

Sharon Dowell, MD, PhD – Rheumatologist, Howard University Hospital

Dr. Dowell discusses the medical perspectives of lupus fatigue, including factors that contribute to the the condition and how diet, exercise and sleep play a role.  Dr. Dowell also describes how fatigue influences mood and may contribute to depression and anxiety.

Arnita Roberts-Christie, RN, BSN, MSN – Patient Engagement Liaison for GSK

Ms. Roberts-Christie provides an overview of lupus and lupus fatigue, as well as an incredible number of resources and tools for those living with this condition.

Lindsay Springer, DPT, MS, CPT – Licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Springer is a licensed physical therapist in practice in Portland, Oregon, and is living with lupus. Dr. Springer describes how physical therapists approach relieving pain and inflammation in order to address lupus fatigue. She is also the Master of Ceremony for this symposium.

 

The opinions and information of the presenters in this video are meant for educational purposes only and are not a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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We are deeply grateful to our major sponsor, GSK, for making this symposium possible!