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Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 2012 Walk with Us to Cure Lupus »
Presented by the Alliance for Lupus Research (lupusresearch.org)
Time: 9:00 AM - Walk Starts at 10:00 AM
Location: Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco
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Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 2012 Walk for Lupus Now! »
Presented by the Lupus Foundation of America (lupus.org)
Time: 9:00 AM - Walk Starts at 10:00 AM
Location: Music Concourse in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
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Upcoming Lupus Events

Thursday, September 11, 2012 - Parents Caring for Children with Lupus|Learn from the Experts Webinar »
Presented by the Lupus Foundation of America (lupus.org)
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST
Location: Web (instructions provided after you register)
Register Now »

***Saturday, Sep 15, 2012 - San Francisco Lupus Support Group***
Time:
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:
Western Addition Library, 1550 Scott Street & Geary, San Francisco

Thursday, September 20, 2012 - Lupus Treatments|Learn from the Experts Webinar »
Presented by the Lupus Foundation of America (lupus.org)
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST
Location: Web (instructions provided after you register)
Register Now »

Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 2012 Walk with Us to Cure Lupus »
Presented by the Alliance for Lupus Research (lupusresearch.org)
Time: 9:00 AM - Walk Starts at 10:00 AM
Location: Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco
Create Your Team | Join our team The Lupus Fighters! »

Saturday, October 20, 2012 - Patient Education Class for Newly Diagnosed & Recently Diagnosed Patients (in English) »
Presented by the Lupus Foundation of Nor. Cal. (lfnc.org)
Time: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Kaiser Santa Clara
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by 10/15/2012. Please register at http://lfnc.org/fall_classes_2012.html or call 408-954-8600. There is a fee for this class.

Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 2012 Walk for Lupus Now! »
Presented by the Lupus Foundation of America (lupus.org)
Time: 9:00 AM - Walk Starts at 10:00 AM
Location: Music Concourse in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
Create a team |Join our team The Lupus Fighters! »

Saturday, November 10, 2012 - Patient Education Class for Recently Diagnosed Patients (in Spanish) »
Presented by the Lupus Foundation of Nor. Cal. (lfnc.org)
Time: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Kaiser Santa Clara, Medical Office Building
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Please register at http://lfnc.org/fall_classes_2012.html or call 408-954-8600. There is a fee for this class.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - MINI CONFERENCE BY LFNC: Lupus Treatment and Research Update (in San Francisco) »
Presented by the Lupus Foundation of Nor. Cal. (lfnc.org)
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: The Women's Building, Audre Lorde Hall, 3543 18th St. #8, San Francisco, CA 94110 (map)
REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please visit http://lfnc.org/2012fallconference.html to register. There is a fee.

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Lupus in the News

Heart Disease May Impair Brain Power in Lupus »
Sep 1, 2012, MedPage Today

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Aug 31, 2012, Newsday

Musculoskeletal Network Addresses Challenge of Lupus Diagnosis in Primary Care »
Aug 27, 2012, Sacramento Bee

No Added Benefit Proven For Belimumab For Lupus Erythematosus »
Aug 31, 2012, Medical News Today

What You Need to Know about Lupus and Pregnancy »
Aug 27, 2012, EmpowHer

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Aug 29, 2012, BayNews9

Lupus Patients Benefit From The Power Of New Silicon Chip »
Aug 22, 2012, Medical News Today

Clinical Connection »
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News from the Lupus Foundation of Northern California (LFNC)

House Bill 6218 would create interdepartmental autoimmune disease coordinating committee »
Aug 21, 2012, News Medical

Congress can help beat lupus »
Aug 20, 2012, Politico

Chronic Exposure to Staph Bacteria May Be Risk Factor for Lupus »
Aug 8, 2012, Science Daily

Interactive Patient Tutorial on Lupus »
LFNC and X-plain.com

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

News from the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR)

Shannon Boxx Competing for Gold Medal With Lupus »
July 24, 2012, About.com

Researchers look at causes of autoimmune diseases »
July 14, 2012, Standard-Examiner

COMMAND RAISES FUNDS AND AWARENESS FOR LUPUS RESEARCH »
July 12, 2012, Kansas City Command

Survey Shows The Burden Of Lupus On Work And Wallet »
July 11, 2012, WSJ MarketWatch

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)

CNN’s Health Minute Profiles LFA Representative »
Sep 7, 2012, lupus.org

Department of Defense Awards $206,000 for Lupus Research »
Sep 6, 2012, lupus.org

New Study by LFA Grantee Reports on Potential Fatigue Biomarker in Lupus »
Aug 30, 2012, lupus.org

The Latest Lupus Now Magazine »
Fall/Winter 2011

SEE NEWS ARCHIVE 08/09/12 »

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SF Support Group Meetings

Sat., Sep 15, 2012, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Sat., Nov 12, 2012
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
(Note 2nd week of month)

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'D LIKE YOUR ASSISTANCE

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! »