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A lupus awareness and educational program from the American College of Rheumatology

This PowerPoint presentation reviews lupus in the context of childhood, reproductive and postmenopausal years. You can preview a sample of the slides, download a PDF of the full slide-set, or download the full presentation in PowerPoint format.

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Childhood Onset Lupus: Definition and Adolescent Experiences

In this video, Dr. Emily Von Scheven of the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine defines childhood onset lupus.  Four adolescent patients describe their experiences with diagnosis and treatment of the disease.

Video Length: 4:31

Childhood Onset Lupus: Transition to Adult Care

Young patients describe how they prepared themselves for the transition to adult rheumatology care and the challenges they faced, including finding doctors, making appointments, and understanding insurance. Dr. Emily Von Scheven and Dr. Maria Dall’Era, both of the University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine, discuss the importance of preparing pediatric rheumatology patients for their transition to adult care to help them successfully manage their lupus.

Video Length: 6:33

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