November 07, 2008

Join the LFA's Webchat Wednesday, November 12. "Healthy Eating & Weight Management & Lupus" will be hosted by Dr. Laura Coleman.

Reminder -- the Lupus Foundation of America's Webchat is Wednesday afternoon, November 12, at 3 p.m. Eastern Time.

The LFA welcomes Dr. Laura Coleman, who will serve as the guest expert for the Healthy Eating & Weight Management & Lupus chat.

Dr. Coleman is a registered dietitian who received her Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences from Tufts University School of Nutrition. Her early work focused on metabolic changes in people with rheumatoid arthritis, and she later began work on metabolic changes in people with lupus. She is a member of the Lupus Now Advisory Board for the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), as well as a member of the Materials Review Panel of the LFA Education Committee. She has published numerous articles on diet and rheumatic disease and is the editor of a new textbook entitled Nutrition and Rheumatic Disease, published by Humana Press.

Dr. Coleman's areas of interest include nutrition and childhood obesity.

You can submit a question in advance here.

We hope you can join us Wednesday afternoon. To do so, you can log in to the live chat here.

As always, copies of all chat transcripts are posted online within a day or 2 of the chat. Visit here to read the LFA's previous chat transcripts.

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