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Upcoming Lupus Events

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - Ask The Experts Teleconference:
Cognitive Dysfunction - The Lupus Fog
Presented by Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
Register by Thursday, April 11th.

Saturday, May 11, 2013 - Living with Lupus »
Presented by Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM (EDT)
Register by Friday, May 3rd.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - The Heart of Lupus: 2013 Lupus Update Mini-Conference »
Presented by the Lupus Foundation of Northern California
Time: 11:oo AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Palo Alto Medical Foundation Fremont Center,
                3200 Kearney Street, Building #2, First Floor, Room D
                Fremont, CA 94538
Registration Fee: $50 for nurses desiring CEU credits (5 CEU credits)
                            $30 for non-credit attendees
                            Current LFNC members are entitled to $10 off.

The conference will also feature other speakers -- experts and patients alike -- on lupus and related topics. Please visit for updates. Follow the details and register now. Box lunch included.

Clinical Connection »
Clinical trial listing for lupus

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Lupus in the News

(Any news stories containing advice on this website should not be considered a substitute for professional diagnosis, treatment or management of S.L.E. and symptoms by a physician.)

'Real Money': Hidden Money at Your Hospital »
March 2013, ABC World News Tonight

Lupus Hits Hardest Among Poor»
March 2013, MedPage Today

In Development - A Nanogel-Based Treatment For Lupus »
March 2013, Medical News Today

Scientists Find A Key Element Of Lupus, Suggesting Better Drug Targets »
February 2013, Medical News Today

New Enzyme Discovered That Acts As Innate Immunity Sensor »
February 2013, Medical News Today

Kidney disease in lupus is not always 'lupus nephritis'»
February 2013, 7th Space Interactive

Takeda, Resolve Join in $255M+ Lupus Drug Development Deal »
February 2013, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News

Alternative treatment for Lupus »
February 2013, CDAPress

Sleep abnormalities greater among lupus patients
than US population

February 2013, Healio Education Lab

To target or not to target APRIL in systemic lupus erythematosus: that is the question! »
February 2013, 7th Space Interactive

Scripps Research Institute Scientists Find a Key Element of Lupus, Suggesting Better Drug Targets »
February 2013, Health Canal

No reduction observed in lupus flares following hydroxychloroquine adjustment »
February 2013, Healio

UTSW Studies Target Treatments for Lupus, Autoimmune Diseases »
February 2013, Healthcare Daily

Myeloma, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May One Day Benefit From Research On Immune Cell 'Survival' Gene »
February 2013, Medical News Today

News from the Lupus Foundation of Northern California (LFNC)

ACR Study Highlights the Need for More Resources to Underserved Lupus Communities »
March 2013, LFNC Newsletter

A Great Resource for Teens with Questions about Lupus »
February 2013, LFNC Newsletter

Give the Gift of Mobility to a Lupus Patient‏ »
January 2013, LFNC Newsletter

Dine Out for Lupus: Great Meal. Greater Cause »
December 2012, LFNC Newsletter

Interactive Patient Tutorial on Lupus »
LFNC and

Archived LFNC E-Newsletters »
Topics include Free or Discounted Hospital Care, Metabolic Syndrome and Lupus, etc.

News from the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR)

Research: Lupus Drugs Carry No Significant Cancer Risk
for Patients

January 2012,

GI Tract Bacteria May Protect Against Autoimmune Disease »
January 2012,

Alliance for Lupus Research Awards $2 Million in Grant Funding to Further Mission to Improve Treatment and Find a Cure for Lupus »
January 2012,

New Glossary for words you and your family/friends might encounter while living with lupus »
January 2012,

The Latest Lupus Research Update Newsletters »
In every LRU, you'll learn about everything from the most technical advances in lupus science and ALR-funded investigator profiles, to the latest Walk with Us to Cure Lupus and grassroots advocacy program news. We are also proud to introduce a new "Face of Lupus" in each quarterly newsletter.

News from the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA)

Help Secure Future Access to Lupus Medications »

Tell Congress We Need Cures, Not Cuts »

Sign the Petition to Congress asking for their support in funding lupus research »

Lupus Foundation of America Announces New Career Development Award »

Lupus Foundation of America is Accepting Applications for Finzi Student Fellowship Program »

Clinical Trial Opportunity - Spotlight on: The EMBODY Program »

Clinical Trial Opportunity - Spotlight on: The ILLUMINATE Program »

The Latest Lupus Now Magazine »
Fall/Winter 2011


Do you have any lupus news you'd like to share?
Please feel free to contact us!


SF Support Group Meetings

Sat. May 18, 2013
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Western Addition Library
1550 Scott St. at Geary
San Francisco
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Typically, we have our San Francisco Lupus Support Group meetings on the third Saturday of every other month.

Contact us if you have any questions.


We're always looking for new ideas and help in improving our support group, such as finding speakers, fundraising ideas, and assisting us with our local Patient Education Day.

We also need volunteers for our own events as well as for other activities like the Lupus Walks.

If you have a passion for spreading awareness for lupus, CONTACT US! »