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SOURCE Neuropathy Action Foundation
Only Three Weeks Left to Register for Free LA-Area Event Dedicated to Raising Awareness of Neuropathy and Improving the Quality of Life for Neuropathy Patients; Event to Feature 'Leave it to Beaver' Star Jerry Mathers and Leading Medical Professionals
LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Neuropathy Action Foundation (NAF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to providing neuropathy patients with the resources and information necessary to improve their quality of life, announced that registration is now open for its 8th Annual "Neuropathy Action Awareness Day," a free, all-day educational event on June 11th in Los Angeles. Neuropathy Action Awareness Day will be the largest neuropathy gathering in the United States this year and will bring together patients and caregivers from across the country to learn about neuropathy, strategies for managing the painful condition, and empowering patients to become advocates for their own health care.
Neuropathy Action Awareness Day provides an opportunity for patients to interact with other patients, providers and exhibitors. The free event consists of a full day of educational presentations, luncheon, exhibit area and silent auction. NAF will award American television icon Jerry Mathers the 2014 "You Are Our Hero Award." Other speakers will include:
Interested parties can register today at (877) 512-7262 or www.neuropathyaction.org.
"Neuropathy Action Awareness Day provides patients, providers and caregivers with a vital forum for sharing information and empowering themselves to become more effective advocates," said NAF President Dominick Spatafora. "As chronic pain begins to receive additional attention from the medical and policymaker communities, it is more critical than ever that we increase awareness of neuropathy for the estimated 20 million neuropathy patients in the United States."
The event is from 10:00 AM to 4:15 PM on Wednesday, June 11 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Los Angeles located at 2151 Avenue of the Stars. The event is FREE of charge; however, NAF requests a $20 donation from patients and caregivers and $100 from others who attend the luncheon portion. Register today at (877) 512-7262 or www.neuropathyaction.org
Interested patients or providers who are unable to attend in person can register to watch free of charge online. The entire day will be broadcast live and will provide digital attendees the ability to ask the speakers questions and receive an answer in real time.
About the Neuropathy Action Foundation
The Neuropathy Action Foundation (NAF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is dedicated to ensuring neuropathy patients obtain the necessary resources, information and tools to access individualized treatment to improve their quality of life. The NAF increases awareness among physicians, the general public and public policy officials that neuropathy can potentially be a serious, widespread and disabling condition, which may be treatable when appropriate medical care is provided. www.neuropathyaction.org
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