The Cleveland Clinic July Webcast Schedule - Lupus Webcast 7/17/2014 at Noon EST

We have many exciting live online web chats scheduled for July. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to chat live with Cleveland Clinic physicians in a secure online setting.

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July Online Health Chats (arranged by date):

Risk Factors for Heart Disease
There are several risk factors for heart disease; some are controllable, others are not. The more risk factors you have, the greater the likelihood that you will have heart disease. By making changes in your lifestyle, you can actually reduce your risk. Take advantage of this opportunity to have your heart disease risk factor questions answered by cardiologist Dr. Stanley Hazen, from the Cleveland Clinic.
Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM (EST)

What You Need to Know About Lupus
Lupus is a mysterious disease. The cause is unknown and has been the object of major research efforts for years. One in 2,000 people in the United States has lupus. People of African, Asian and Native American descent are more likely to develop lupus than Caucasians. Our expert will discuss how both men and women are affected by this disease and will address symptoms, diagnosis and treatment strategies for mild to severe lupus.
Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM (EST)

My Not So Planned Birthing Plan

Date: Friday, July 19, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM (EST)

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a complex type of heart disease that affects an estimated 600,000 to 1.5 million Americans, or one in 500 people. It is the most common cause of sudden cardiac death in people under age 30. Take this opportunity to have your HCM questions, including diagnoses, genetic factors and treatment options, answered by specialists from Cleveland Clinic.
Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM (EST)

Liposuction, Tummy Tucks & More - Your Body Contouring Questions Answered
If significant weight loss or the normal effects of aging or childbearing have left you uncomfortable or less confident with your body's appearance, you may have wondered if a cosmetic body contouring procedure was right for you. Body contouring refers to a number of different procedures that can improve body shape and contour, tighten excess or loose skin and enhance body image including tummy tucks, liposuction, arm or thigh lifts, and surgery after significant weight loss.Join Cleveland Clinic Plastic Surgeon Armand Lucas, MD in a free online chat where he will be available to answer all your questions concerning cosmetic body contouring procedures such as what kind of results one can expect or what are the risks of surgery.
Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM (EST)

Weighing on your mind - talking to your kids about exercise and nutrition
Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tripled, and today, nearly one in three children is considered overweight. Thirty years ago, most people led lives that kept them at a healthy weight. Kids walked to and from school every day, ran around at recess, participated in gym class, and played outside for hours before dinner. OnThursday, July 25th join us as Sara Lappé, MD pediatrician at Cleveland Clinic Children's answers questions about childhood weight management and talking to kids about nutrition and exercise. Dr Lappé will share tips on how to maintain nutritional balance in kids' meals, as well as provide suggestions to help encourage a more active lifestyle.
Date: Thursday, July 25, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM (EST)

Healthy Expectations: Achieve the right weight for a Healthy Pregnancy.
Cleveland Clinic's Healthy Expectations Program will give you the information you need to optimize your weight and health before and during pregnancy, and after delivery. Too often, women who are significantly overweight feel there's nothing they can do about it - that they've tried everything. Join a discussion with women's health specialist Dr. Karen Cooper on July 26th at 12 noon ET
Date: Friday, July 26, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM (EST)

Aorta Disease
It has been reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that more patients die annually from aortic disease than breast cancer. It is crucial to know and understand the latest treatment options available if you have been diagnosed with a condition related to the aortic valve or aorta. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to chat live about aorta disease with a cardiologist and cardiac surgeon in a secure online setting.
Date: Monday, July 29, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM (EST)

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease and is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. Treating coronary artery disease is important to reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to chat live with a heart doctor and heart surgeon in a secure online setting.
Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM (EST)

We hope you join us in one of our chats!