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To live with lupus, we need to know about lupus.


FREE Educational Webinar. Registration required

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / PRURGENT


WHO: People living with lupus and those that care about them.
Representatives from the Lupus Society of Illinois (LSI), the Midwest’s leading non-profit health organization dedicated to finding the causes and cure for lupus.

WHAT: This presentation will provide information anyone with lupus should know. This overview of lupus begins with the history of lupus and continues to include information on symptoms, treatments, medications, and labs.

PRESENTER: Dr. Zineb Aouhab, Assistant Professor of Medicine Loyola University Medical Center

Zineb Aouhab, M.D. is originally from Morocco and attended medical school at the Hassan 2 University of Casablanca. She came to Chicago and completed her internal medicine residency at Stroger Hospital.

Dr. Aouhab is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, Division of Rheumatology.

Dr. Aouhab is very interested in lupus in general and lupus health disparities in particular. She looks forward to contributing to education about lupus symptom recognition and early referral to rheumatologists.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 23, 2021
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

WHERE: Computer, smartphone, tablet, or telephone

COST: FREE

REGISTRATION REQUIRED or lupusil.org/know or call 312-542-0002

The Lupus Society of Illinois’ mission is to promote lupus awareness and complement the work of health care professionals by providing personalized resources for the lupus community while supporting research. LSI serves the entire state of Illinois by offering programs and services designed to meet the needs of the lupus community.

Every day, an estimated 1.5 million Americans struggle with the often debilitating and disabling health effects of lupus, a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and tissue damage to virtually every organ system in the body.

Lupus can be fatal, is difficult to diagnose, has no cure and few treatments are available. Ninety percent of people with lupus are women and minorities are two to three times more likely to acquire the disease, however; anyone at any age can get the disease. Knowing the signs and symptoms of lupus is essential to early diagnosis. Contact the LSI for more information at infolupusil.org or call (312) 542-0002. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter

This event is made possible through a grant from GlaxoSmithKline. https://www.usinlupus.com/

 
Contact Info
Lupus Society of Illinois
411 S Wells St, Suite 503

Phone: 13125420002

Website: http://www.lupusil.org