Tag Archive for: Living Well with Myeloma

Living Well With Multiple Myeloma – How to Maintain Emotional Equilibrium

How to Maintain Emotional Equilibrium?

Living Well With Myeloma: How to Maintain Emotional Equilibrium from Patient Empowerment Network on Vimeo.

How do you maintain emotional equilibrium when living with myeloma? Can meditation be a tool to reduce watch-and-wait stress? Can meditation be useful to a care partner? Lori Puente, of California, who serves as a care partner to her husband Dave Puente, a multiple myeloma patient, attributes meditation with helping her cope and maintain stability. Watch as Lori discusses why meditation is “vital” to making her an effective care partner. We will also hear from Danny Parker, who is living with myeloma, on how he uses meditation as a coping tool.

Living Well with Multiple Myeloma – Friendly Dieting

Friendly Dieting – Sifting Through Science vs. Hype

Living Well With Multiple Myeloma – Friendly Dieting from Patient Empowerment Network on Vimeo.

In this myeloma-friendly dieting webinar with Julie Langford of Cancer Dietitian (Cancer Services) and Danny Parker of MultipleMyelomaBlog.com , they lead a discussion focused on how to eat when you are living with myeloma. Both help us understand what “bad and good foods” are and what overall lifestyle changes may be helpful in allowing you to live a full life with myeloma.

Tag Archive for: Living Well with Myeloma

LIVE Webinar | Exercise and Nutrition Before and After Myeloma Treatment: What You Should Know

Exercise and nutrition are important components to long-term health for everyone. But as a myeloma patient, are there specific tips for exercising safely? Can incorporating simple lifestyle changes improve and maintain good bone health? This LIVE webinar, featuring physical therapist Melanie House and dietitian Alexa Welch, both from University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, will provide guidance for individuals looking to increase their overall health through diet and exercise. The experts will discuss proper nutrition, exercise and physical therapy for pre- and post-transplant patients, a review of supplements and whether or not they may have benefit, along with answers to many of your exercise and diet questions LIVE during the Q&A portion of the program.  

Tune in LIVE online to learn more about:

  • The role of nutrition and exercise goals during cancer treatment
  • Appropriate exercise to improve strength, balance and quality of life
  • When to engage with a physical therapist and/or dietitian
  • Best practices for managing pain

Watch online on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 11:00am Pacific (1:00pm Central; 2:00pm Eastern) for a one-hour virtual webinar. You’ll also have the opportunity to get your questions answered by the panel. Send questions in advance to myeloma@patientpower.info

Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with details for joining the program at the scheduled time.

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