New Approaches to Lupus
The Lupus Foundation of Pennsylvania is sponsoring New Approaches to Lupus 2012, from 4:30 to 8 p.m., September 13, at The Comfort Suites, in Allentown. The program will include presentations by featured speakers Dr. Steven Baranowitz, Tina Stashko, a naturopathic doctor, Laure Stasik, an independent health care consultant and Greg Schweitzer.
Baranowitz, a dermatologist in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania whose research on the biology of the skin has been honored by the University of Oxford, will present the D.A.R.T. Diet: A New Approach to Lupus by Dietary Autoimmunity Reduction Therapy. Other topics will include effortless meditation, Celiac disease and the gluten-free diet and the role of the naturopathic doctor in the individualized care of a lupus patient.
The program offers the chance for patients, family, friends and associates in the Lehigh Valley to meet and brainstorm about future plans for lupus awareness and education in the region. Participants will be provided with refreshments and a gift bag. Free samples and literature will also be available.
The Comfort Suites is located at 3712 Hamilton Blvd., in Allentown. For more information, call 570-558-2008 or visit LupusPA.org.