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If you are a member of TMA and are looking to talk with others about your disease to gain a better understanding and prepare for the challenges ahead, you are encouraged to join the KIT support group network.

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2019 Annual Patient Conference

September 5-8, 2019
Minneapolis, MN

At TMA’s 2019 Annual Patient Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the focus will be on addressing this diversity of needs and challenges within the myositis community.

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American Heart Month Webinar

In recognition of February as American Heart Month, former TMA medical advisor Dr. Christina Charles-Schoeman will offer a webinar about heart disease and myositis on Thursday, February 21 at 4pm ET. She will make a brief presentation, and then respond to participants’ questions about heart disease and myositis.

Dr. Charles-Schoeman is a rheumatologist and associate professor of medicine at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. She is an active investigator in multiple clinical trials involving novel therapies for myositis, and her research in this area includes the study of cardiovascular disease in myositis, including the use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs and their association with myopathy.

Registration in advance is required.

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2018 Annual Patient Conference

Folks learned a lot at TMA’s 2018 Annual Patient Conference. For those who were unable to attend (and even those who did but want to revisit some of the sessions), here we provide materials from many of those presentations.

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