Calendar of Events

Meditation and Lupus

Posted · Add Comment

Today “mindfulness” and meditating are being written about everywhere, and there’s good reason.  By taking a few minutes during the day to pause, breathe deeply, and relax, we can “quiet our minds.” This can have a positive effect on muscle tension and the activity of our nervous system. While scientists are still trying to find […]

Meet Dr. Schroeder: Helping Lupus Patients Breathe Easier

Posted · Add Comment

For this week’s blog post, we are spotlighting Cedars-Sinai pulmonologist, C. Andrew Schroeder, MD.  Dr. Schroeder, or as his friends call him, Drew, has been a dedicated member of the Lupus LA team.  He has presented at our patient conferences, he sits on the Medical Advisory Board and treats numerous patients with lupus. Dr. Schroeder […]

Nutrition and SLE

Posted · Add Comment

By Laura Corrales-Diaz Pomatto and Swamy Venuturupalli, MD This is a topic that I am very passionate about. Among the numerous patients with  severe lupus that I have treated, I have found that those patients who are attentive to their nutrition tend to do better.  The exact reasons have not been established as fact, but studies […]

Join us at a Support Group!

Posted · Add Comment

Lupus LA’s support groups are here to help you learn more about lupus and how to cope with managing the illness. Being truly supported is a powerful feeling that many people with lupus long to have and joining a support group can help you enormously in managing this unpredictable chronic illness. The programs are free […]

Getting Involved: Volunteer Opportunities

Posted · Add Comment

Looking for a way to give back in 2016? Consider joining Lupus LA’s volunteer team! Lupus LA is powered by amazing volunteers. Our mission is to is find the causes of, and cure for lupus, while providing support, services and hope to all people affected by lupus. Our volunteers are critical partners in helping us fulfill our […]