Lupus Foundation of Minnesota Offering Free Chronic Disease Seminar

The Lupus Foundation of Minnesota (LFM) will present a seminar on chronic disease management St. Mary’s Medical Center: “Partnering with Your Health Care Team and Healthy Disease Management”
 
 
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Jan. 14, 2011 - PRLog -- The Lupus Foundation of Minnesota (LFM) will present a seminar on chronic disease management from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 12 at St. Mary’s Medical Center.  “Partnering with Your Health Care Team and Healthy Disease Management” is free and open to the public.

Chronic diseases, such as lupus, affect one in three Americans.  Presented by LFM’s Vice President of Client Services Cheryl Como, MSW, LGSW, the seminar will address the importance of working in partnership with your health care team.  Discussion will include proactive efforts, changing health needs, utilizing existing knowledge, strengthening coping skills and building support networks.

Prior to the seminar, at 9:00 a.m., LFM will host a breakfast planning meeting concerning the inaugural  Lupus Walk for Hope and 5K Run in Duluth in September.  The meetings is an opportunity to explore ways interested individual can be involved in this fundraising event, which will fund lupus research and direct client services.

Space for both the seminar and breakfast meeting is limited, so an RSVP is required.  Please contact Cheryl Como at LFM at 952-746-5151 or 800-645-1131 or ccomo@lupusmn.org by Thursday, January 20.

More information is available on the calendar at LFM’s website, www.lupusmn.org.

The Lupus Foundation of Minnesota is a nonprofit charitable organization that provides education, support and service to those affected by lupus; promotes awareness and understanding of lupus to the broader community; and supports research that seeks to improve diagnosis and treatment of the disease as well as to discover a cure.  LFM celebrates its 35th anniversary in 2011.

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The Lupus Foundation of Minnesota's mission is to serve those affected by lupus, raise awareness and fund research in an ongoing effort to improve the lives of others.
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