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News & Stories

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

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.

Sep. 06, 2014 10:00 am | Florida State College (Kent Campus)

Redefining Lupus: Putting the Pieces Together (Northern Florida)

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.

Jun. 04, 2014 7:00 pm—Jul. 04, 2014 8:00 pm | Teleconferences

Ask the Experts:Pediatric Lupus

Learn about what to expect in the future for a child living with lupus.

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.

May. 16, 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!

Jun. 28, 2014 9:00 am | Meeting will take place at Overlook Hospital, Summit, New Jersey

Annual Business Meeting

Meeting Agenda: Opening Remarks, Educational Seminar, Board Elections, Cathy Lee Iczkowski Service Award, Butterfly of Hope Recognition Awards, Walk Award Presentations, Volunteer Recognition Awards, Closing Remarks.

Mar. 22, 2014 1:00 pm

Augusta Lupus Empowerment Symposium

Our Annual Lupus Symposium in Augusta has moved to March 22, 2014!

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. 28, 2013 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!