UPPER NYACK, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Global Healthy Living Foundation (GHLF), parent organization to CreakyJoints®, the digital arthritis community for patients and caregivers worldwide, today announces it will present the Tumbler and Tipsy® by Michael Kuluva 10 Year Anniversary Retrospective Runway Show during Palm Springs Fashion Week, April 11-13, 2019. As a person living with an invisible chronic disease (rheumatoid arthritis (RA)) and an active member of CreakyJoints, Michael understands the challenges people living with chronic disease face. His current collection includes magnetic closures, which are designed to be on trend yet accessible, in recognition that getting dressed can be challenging for many people who may experience pain and limitations when it comes to fastening their clothes.
“Fashion should be fun and it should be accessible to everyone,” said Michael Kuluva, designer of Tumbler and Tipsy. “Global Healthy Living Foundation is a fantastic partner because we both open our arms and hearts to diverse communities. As a person living with a chronic disease, I can use my platform to encourage others to learn about their disease, ask questions of their doctors, and seek support when they need it.”
Highlighted by a 100 ft runway suspended over a pool in the Coachella Valley, Tumbler and Tipsy® by Michael Kuluva will present their retrospective runway collection on April 11, 2019 at the Riviera Hotel in Palm Springs.
Chronic Disease Communities Need Visibility
Global Healthy Living Foundation this month published Migraine Patient Guidelines, a free resource for people live with migraine that explains how they can speak to their health care professionals about their treatment plan, how to address migraine stigma, and best practices for leveraging their important story to advocate for change. The guidelines also describe different migraine medication options as well as complimentary therapies.
“Our Migraine Patient Guidelines are the newest in our series of educational resources that help people living with chronic disease understand our diagnosis and feel empowered to make informed decisions about our treatment,” said Joseph Coe, director of education and digital strategy for the Global Healthy Living Foundation and CreakyJoints. “We welcome the opportunity to support Michael’s Tumbler and Tipsy show and announce the availability of this resource to the community because we believe that education and awareness around invisible and chronic diseases should happen in as many venues as possible.”
Also available from the Global Healthy Living Foundation and CreakyJoints are patient guidelines for people living with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, and gout, among others. All are available for free download at https://creakyjoints.org/patientguidelines/.
About Migraine Disease
Affecting about 12 percent of Americans, migraine is a neurobiological disorder in which attacks of pain and other neurological and physical symptoms usually last from four to 72 hours. Anyone can develop migraine disease, but women; those with a family history of migraine; and those with certain other medical conditions (such as sleep disorders, depression and anxiety, and epilepsy) are more prone. The most common description of migraine is unilateral (one-sided) head pain with a pulsating or throbbing quality. But many people have bilateral pain, or pain that does not throb. All patients with migraine have other symptoms, such as nausea or vomiting, sensitivity to lights, sounds, or smells, fatigue, dizziness, blurry vision, brain fog/cognitive difficulties, language disturbance, disability that goes beyond the severity of the pain, scalp sensitivity, on rare occasions diarrhea or other bowel disturbances, and/or the experience of aura. This variety of symptoms makes migraine disease much more complicated than just a bad headache. People with chronic migraine experience 15 or more headache days per month. Read more about managing RA in "Migraine Patient Guidelines," available for free download at http://creakyjoints.org/patientguidelines.
About Tumbler and Tipsy
Anchored by the creative mind and brilliant talents of professional figure skater turned fashion designer, Michael Kuluva, Tumbler and Tipsy is not only reworking, redefining and revamping the world of fashion but is taking it over with his sexy yet stylish brand. Tumbler and Tipsy is produced in Los Angeles, CA with colorful collections that are distinctive but never repetitive, chic and classy while being comfortable and versatile. Tumbler and Tipsy is not just a line of clothing, it’s a collection of art, it’s an embodiment of chic fashion in the modern world, and it’s a representation of a lifestyle: fun, bold, luxurious and daring. www.tumblerandtipsy.com
The Tumbler and Tipsy® by Michael Kuluva 10 Year Anniversary Retrospective Runway Show is proudly presented by Global Healthy Living Foundation.
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About Palm Springs Fashion Week:
PSFW brings together the best in Festival, Swimwear, & Resort fashion brands that foster creation and international development. It seeks to promote fashion and music culture, where design and creation have a major market impact by keeping festival fashion at the forefront of the global fashion scene.
About the Global Healthy Living Foundation
The Global Healthy Living Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for people living with chronic illnesses (such as arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, osteoporosis, migraine, diabetes, psoriasis, and cardiovascular disease) by advocating for improved access to health care at the community, state, and federal levels, and amplifying education and awareness efforts within its social media framework. GHLF is also a staunch advocate for vaccines. The Global Healthy Living Foundation is the parent organization of CreakyJoints®, the digital arthritis community for millions of arthritis patients and caregivers worldwide who seek education, support, activism, and patient-centered research through ArthritisPower®, the first-ever patient-centered research registry for joint, bone, and inflammatory skin conditions. Visit www.GHLF.org for more information.