JointHealth™ express   August 2, 2012

Register for the 2012 Joint Conference

The Scleroderma Society of Canada is holding its 13th annual patient conference and AGM in Vancouver on September 28 and 29. The event offers a full program of workshops, speakers who are experts in scleroderma and lupus, and focus groups.

Event items include:
  • A talk about lung issues and treatment options
  • A talk about Symptom Management Including Pain and Fatigue
  • Four breakout scleroderma focus groups on the following topics:
    • The Scleroderma Patient-centred Intervention Network (SPIN) - Managing Depression and Body Image Concerns
    • Personalized Medicine in Scleroderma
    • Make-up Tricks for Scleroderma and Lupus*
    • Dental Issues in Scleroderma and Research Results
After each discussion, there will be a question and answer session.

For those who would like to learn about current research in scleroderma and lupus, there will be a poster session with research students and their mentors in attendance ready to answer questions. Plus, there will be opportunities to socialize during a dessert reception and a bus tour of Vancouver.

Visit the conference information page for full details and the registration form.

Register early to save on the cost of the conference. If you register between now and August 31, the price is $45, but if you register from September 1 on, it will cost $50. The last day to register is September 20. The optional bus tour is an additional $10.

*To be confirmed.