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News & Stories

Magazine | Oct. 03, 2014

Nutrition and Tradition: Tips on healthy holiday meals

Whether it is Grandma’s sweet potato casserole or the family’s favorite gravy, holidays aren’t just filled with memories, but sugar, sodium, and fat, too. But with a few adjustments, it’s easy to lighten up the feast without losing the dishes you love.

Blog | Mar. 16, 2014

Recipe: Low-Sodium Jerk-Spiced Fish Tacos with Cilantro Yogurt Crema

As the weather warms up, it means it is time for dinner to cool down. And nothing says “refreshing” like a simple taco dinner. Jessica Goldman Foung provides with us a delicious and low-sodium recipe for the spring.

Blog | Dec. 17, 2013

Surviving the Holidays

Jessica Goldman Foung discusses helpful tips to keep healthy this holiday season during holiday feasts.

Podcasts | Dec. 17, 2012

Nutrition and Lupus

Ask the Expert: Dr. Ronenn Roubenoff provides an overview of the role good nutrition can play in helping to manage lupus.

Podcasts | Feb. 16, 2012

Lupus and Nutrition, Diet and Exercise

Dr. Joe Raphael discusses how you can use diet, nutrition and exercise to improve your health and maintain a positive quality of life despite lupus.

Magazine | Nov. 01, 2011

Salt Wars

She may not be faster than a speeding bullet or able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but Jessica Goldman, 28, is quite the superhero.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2011

Berry Goodness

What do blueberries, strawberries, and acai berries have in common? The natural compounds called polyphenolics found in these red and blue fruits—and possibly in walnuts—activate the brain’s natural “housekeeper” mechanism. In other words, yummy berries may boost your memory as you grow older. Read more!

Magazine | Nov. 01, 2010

You and Your Doctor: Supplements

You know the importance of following your doctor’s guidelines about medication, exercise, and rest; reducing stress; and eating a healthy diet. But if you’re like many people with lupus, at one time or another you’ve come across a dietary or herbal supplement that really sounds as though it could help you. So, what do you do?

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2010

ABCs of Nutrition

Answers to your diet and nutrition questions


Events

Feb. 28, 2015 7:30 am | Mercato

Walk to End Lupus Now Southwest Florida

Join us for our third annual Southwest Florida Walk to end Lupus now in Naples. Lets rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.

May. 02, 2015 4:00 pm | Palm Beach Zoo

Walk to End Lupus Now South Florida Spring

We are heading back to the Palm Beach Zoo for our South Florida Spring Walk to End Lupus Now! Please join us as we rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.

Mar. 29, 2015 4:30 pm | Riverside Arts Market

Walk to End Lupus Now Northern Florida

NEW in 2015! The Walk to End Lupus Now is coming to Northern Florida in Jacksonville. Join us as we rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.

Nov. 13, 2014 7:00 pm | Teleconference

Ask The Experts: Lupus and Stress

Learn how to reduce and cope with stress.

Apr. 17, 2014 5:00 pm

SLESH Course

Join us for the SLE Self Help Course - a five week program designed to teach people with lupus how to take a more active part in their health care and live better despite lupus.

Dec. 06, 2014 10:00 am | Broward College (North Campus)

Redefining Lupus : Putting the Pieces Together (South Florida- Broward)

Join us for the only lupus educational seminar series in Florida. This comprehensive event will cover a variety of topics and the latest lupus advancements.

Oct. 25, 2014 10:00 am | Palm Beach Atlantic University

Redefining Lupus : Putting the Pieces Together (South Florida- Palm Beach)

Join us for the only lupus educational seminar series in Florida. This comprehensive event will cover a variety of topics and the latest lupus advancements.

Oct. 05, 2013 9:30 am

7th Annual Georgia Lupus Summit

Please join us whether you are a patient, caregiver, or anyone who wants to learn more about lupus.

Sep. 04, 2014 7:00 pm

Ask the Experts Teleconference: Nutrition and Rheumatic Diseases

Learn how to create a nutritious, well-balanced, and varied diet that takes into account the profound effects of a network as complex as the immune system.

Jun. 21, 2014 10:00 am | AB Technical Community College

Asheville Lupus Empowerment Seminar

This educational seminar will provide information on 2 different topics: Lupus and Nutrition and Lupus and the Kidneys.

Jun. 20, 2014 7:00 pm | The event will be held at Wheels Studio at 503 S. St. Francis in Wichita (one block south of Intrust Bank Arena)

Blacklight Zumba for Lupus

Space is limited, so reserve your tickets today! Payment can be sent to Lupus Blacklight Zumba, 208 N Pinecrest, Wichita, KS 67208. For more information please call us!

Aug. 21, 2013 6:00 pm | Broadlawns Medical Center

Support Group

Oct. 13, 2013 9:00 am | Memorial Hall, CCSU

Life + Lupus… an Educational Symposium

Learn more about living with lupus at the Life + Lupus... an Educational Symposium.

Sep. 21, 2013 9:00 am | Kansas City

Kansas City Behind the Mask Education Conference

Questions about coping with Lupus? Sign up today!

Sep. 27, 2014 9:00 am | Jordan Creek Town Center lake area, West Des Moines, IA

Walk to End Lupus Now

Join us for Walk to End Lupus Now and show your support to fighting this cruel disease!