Lupus Erythematosus

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    Taxonomy Code: YF-3000.4800

    Lupus, in its cutaneous form, is a chronic disease of unknown etiology which causes skin lesions on the face, neck and upper extremities. In its systemic form, lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease of the connective tissue, of unknown etiology which affects the skin, joints, kidneys, nervous system and mucous membranes. A characteristic butterfly rash may be present across the cheeks and the bridge of the nose.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    DEPARTMENT OF RHEUMATOLOGYProvides treatment of Musculoskeletal and Immunologic Conditions. Some of the areas of expertise include: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Arthritis due to gout, psoriasis, infections, etc., Osteoarthritis, Myositis, Vasculitis, Scleroderma, Bursitis, Tendonitis, and Osteoporosis.NassauDEPARTMENT OF RHEUMATOLOGYNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
    INFORMATION AND EDUCATION PROGRAMSOffers information and education programs for people with lupus, health care professionals and the public. Provides patient advocacy, an up-to-date lending library of books,videos and articles regarding Lupus and its complications, a referral list of physicians specializing in lupus, a quarterly local newsletter, a national newsletter, Spanish speaking outreach and a speakers bureau.NassauINFORMATION AND EDUCATION PROGRAMSLUPUS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA-LONG ISLAND/QUEENS AFFILIATE
    LET KIDS BE KIDS ACTIVITIESProvides the opportunity for children with lupus as well as children who have an immediate family member with lupus to socialize and communicate with other children facing the same issues and difficulties. Day trips are planned, including transportation. Call for information. Serves Long Island and Queens.NassauLET KIDS BE KIDS ACTIVITIESLUPUS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA-LONG ISLAND/QUEENS AFFILIATE
    LUPUS KIDS AND TEENS E-MAIL GROUPProvides children and teens diagnosed with Lupus the opportunity to communicate with each other via e-mail. Allows participants opportunities to discuss issues that affect their daily lives including the emotional ramifications of Lupus. E-Mails are monitored for content.NassauLUPUS KIDS AND TEENS E-MAIL GROUPLUPUS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA-LONG ISLAND/QUEENS AFFILIATE
    LUPUSLINEProvides individuals diagnosed with Lupus emotional support and peer counseling via a telephone support system.NassauLUPUSLINELUPUS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA-LONG ISLAND/QUEENS AFFILIATE
    LUPUS SUPPORT GROUPOffers support groups for Lupus patients, their families and friends. Support groups offered at various locations throughout Long Island and Queens. Call for information.NassauLUPUS SUPPORT GROUPLUPUS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA-LONG ISLAND/QUEENS AFFILIATE
    NEWSLETTERProvides a quarterly Newsletter Lupus Link in addition to publishing an end-of-year newsletter, Lupus Voice, which lists activities and events that have been provided by the organization to the Lupus community. Call for more information.NassauNEWSLETTERLUPUS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA-LONG ISLAND/QUEENS AFFILIATE
    QUALITY OF LIFE PROGRAMDesigned to assist those people with lupus who care for themselves or have needs not covered by community sources of assistance. Resources support medical, emotional, and financial crises with limited funds and on a temporary basis. Call for information. Serves Long Island and Queens.NassauQUALITY OF LIFE PROGRAMLUPUS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA-LONG ISLAND/QUEENS AFFILIATE
    TELEPHONE COUNSELING AND REFERRALTrained volunteers offer telephone counseling and referrals for Arthritis Foundation programs and other community services throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties.SuffolkTELEPHONE COUNSELING AND REFERRALARTHRITIS FOUNDATION, LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
    WORKSHOPSOffers to the general public, a three-hour educational program addressing various lifestyle issues (coping strategies, family relationships, nutrition) related to chronic illness. Held at libraries in Nassau, Suffolk and Queens. Check web site for topics, dates and locations.NassauWORKSHOPSLUPUS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA-LONG ISLAND/QUEENS AFFILIATE

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