Live - Ask the Doctor with World Renowned Dr. Rodney Bluestone

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Lupus International is proud to present a free live event with world-renowned rheumatologist, Dr. Rodney Bluestone. Join us for this unique one-on-one opportunity.

Patients, family members, and friends can ask Dr. Rodney Bluestone questions about lupus, related conditions, treatments and much more, live, on Tuesday, June 6, 2006 at 5:00 p.m. PST. To register for this exciting event, go to http://www.lupusinternational.com or call us at 888-532-2322.

Each day Lupus International receives calls from people seeking information about lupus. Quite often when first diagnosed one does not understand what lupus is and how it affects one’s body. The primary purpose of the Webcast is to help educate anyone interested in learning more about lupus and it’s vast complexities. This is an outstanding opportunity to get live answers for no additional cost. If you are interested in being a part of this event, register at http://www.lupusinternational.com.

Lupus (systemic Lupus erythematosus or SLE) is a chronic disease that can cause inflammation, pain, and tissue damage throughout the body. Lupus is an autoimmune disease whereby the body’s immune system attacks the recipient and manifests itself in a myriad of ways. The cause for this tragic disease is yet unknown, and there is currently no cure. Treatment is limited to symptomatic control, and toxic side effects to medication are quite common. When a person develops serious lupus, they may have problems with their kidneys, heart, lungs, or blood cells. Lupus can be difficult to diagnose and can mimic other diseases. However, with early diagnosis and proper care there is hope. The key to a good prognosis is education, disease management and good team of medical professionals. Lupus International can help you put all the pieces of the puzzle together.

About Lupus International

Lupus International’s primary mission is to eradicate Lupus by supporting Lupus research, alleviating suffering for Lupus patients through patient services, and effecting early detection of undiagnosed cases through awareness promotions. There is hope. The Lupus Support Center provides encouragement to patients and families with the resources to improve communication and coping skills. We teach techniques on how to manage their disease, as well as informing them about new treatment options.

For your convenience, the Webcast will be recorded and available on our website.

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Christina Kelly