Lupus SK Society Inc.

Working together to conquer Lupus - 1 in 1000 persons in Canada have Lupus

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LUPUS SYMPOSIUM PRESENTATION SUMMARIES

Past symposium presentation summaries are now available. Watch for more to be added in the future. Thank you to our presenters for allowing Lupus SK to post their information.

Alice Germann - "Heads Up for Healthier Brains"
Alice Germann, Public Education Coordinator for the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan, discussed "Heads Up for Healthier Brains". This presentation was designed to encourage all people to take care of their brains, strive to achieve optimal brain function and reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, but the strategies are also helpful in reducing and managing the cognitive difficulties which can occur in lupus. This summary is from the Lupus SK Spring Symposium, 2011

Blaine Mackie - "Physiotherapy and Lupus Treatment and Exercise"
Blaine owns and operates Mackie Physiotherapy Clinic in Saskatoon, and gave this comprehensive and motivating presentation at the Lupus SK Fall Symposium, 2011.

Ian Delmage - "Physiotherapy and Lupus Treatment and Exercise"
Ian Delmage, Pharmacist, gives an overview of what lupus is, the medications used to help control it and lifestyle choices which may be beneficial for lupus patients. Prestented at the Lupus SK Spring Symposium, 2012.

Kara Moskalyk - "BENLYSTA™ - A New Option for Lupus, Who Should Consider It?"
Kara, Pharmacist, provides answers to the questions lupus patients and their families are asking about the new drug, BENLYSTA™. Prestented at the Lupus SK Spring Symposium, 2012.