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Seeking Migraine Relief with Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptides: What, When, and for Whom?

Live Friday, January 22, 2021
From 10:00 - 11:00 AM EST

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Produced in collaboration with the American Migraine Foundation
and the National Headache Foundation
Support for this patient education program was provided by Allergan and Amgen

Do you know if you are receiving the most effective treatment for your migraines? What questions should you ask your doctor about preventive options or new therapeutic approaches?

Join Dr. Stewart J. Tepper and an expert panel for “Seeking Migraine Relief with Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptides: What, When, and for Whom?” to gain a deeper understanding of the available treatment options for migraine, when to start therapy, and the potential side-effects you can expect. These experts will also provide tips for how to talk with your doctor and ensure your preferences and goals are considered. The education will also help you gain access to the support and resources you need to effectively and safely manage your migraines.

Learn about how to decrease barriers to optimal preventive treatment and assess new therapeutic approaches for the management of migraine

Other topics to be explored:

  • Pathophysiology of migraine, its triggers, and severity
  • Traditional management and preventive therapies
  • Agents targeting new pathways for migraine
  • What to expect on your migraine symptoms and your ability to function
  • Shared decision-making

Have any questions? Submit them to the Q-Board to have them discussed during the program.

Register to attend the program live or watch later on-demand.

 

Speakers

Stewart Tepper, MD

Professor of Neurology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Stewart J. Tepper, MD, FAHS, is a professor of neurology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College in Hanover, and director of the Dartmouth Headache Center in the Department of Neurology of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Dr Tepper has published more than 430 peer-reviewed manuscripts, editorials, and books on headache medicine. He is editor-in-chief of the journal, Headache Currents, and associate editor for the journal, Headache. Dr Tepper serves on the executive board of directors for the American Headache Society and the American Migraine Foundation. He received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in New York, New York.

Deborah Henscheid Lorenz

Patient Speaker

Deborah Henscheid Lorenz is an intellectual property lawyer at Lorenz & Kopf, LLP in Scottsdale, Arizona and a long-time migraineur. As an executive committee member with the American Migraine Foundation (AMF) and the International Headache Society Global Patient Advocacy Coalition (IHS|GPAC), she serves as a patient advocate and sees these organizations as places where voices like hers can collectively educate the public that migraine is a painful disease. Through advocacy, Deborah hopes migraine will be recognized as a legitimate disease worthy of significant research funds and employer accommodation. Her goal is to advocate for advanced treatment options that prevent migraine from occurring, without objectionable side effects.

Nim Lalvani, MPH

Executive Director, American Migraine Foundation

Rachel Koh

Patient Interview Speaker

Daniel King

Patient Interview Speaker

Jill Dehlin

Patient Interview Speaker

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