What You Should Know About the Sun

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Did you know?  Sixty to seventy percent of lupus patients report that they suffer irritation or achiness after being in the sun. If you have been out in the sun and feel particularly achy that evening, remember that the cause may be too much sun. And while this may seem unfair, remember that everyone who […]

Join Michael B. Jordan and Lupus LA for MBJAM18!

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MBJAM is back! Lupus LA Ambassador Michael B. Jordan invites you to join him and his family for fun and games in Hollywood, to benefit Lupus LA. Join us on Saturday, July 28th at Dave & Buster’s for a fundraiser like no other! Michael created MBJAM last year to raise awareness and funds for lupus research […]

Pregnancy and Lupus

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As an obstetrician I am asked on a daily basis by my Lupus patients if it is safe for them to become pregnant. The majority of the times, my response is “yes”.  However I emphasize the need to prepare well before attempting to become pregnant…. Obstetrics is a team sport and pregnant Lupus patients are […]

How Gardening Can Help With Lupus

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For those with Lupus, the idea of exercise in any form can be daunting, and depending upon the type of Lupus, there can be a wide range of things that need to be avoided. Recent research has shown that Lupus symptoms can be alleviated by exercise but that this is not without cost. In some cases those costs are […]

World Lupus Day with Juana Mata

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In March, Los Angeles social worker Juana Mata was honored as the 48th Assembly District’s “Woman of the Year” by California State Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio. But Rubio was only confirming what many in the California lupus community already knew: Juana is a powerhouse who is just as committed to lupus advocacy and her family as she […]

A Modern Supper Club

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THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2018, 6:30 PM Join us for an evening of cocktails, dinner, and dancing at Orange Ball: A Modern Supper Club!  Guests will enjoy a steakhouse-style dinner, awards, and live music as we celebrate the achievements made in the world of lupus. To purchase tickets or tribute journal ads, please click the BUY […]

Using Diet To Combat Lupus

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It is estimated that 1.5 million US citizens are living with lupus. While the disease is 90% more prevalent in women, it is also 2 to 3 times more prevalent in people of color. Lupus is one of the different types of autoimmune diseases.  Living happily with Lupus is not an idea so farfetched. Nutrition is essential […]

How To Stay Afloat Financially When Living With Lupus

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Financial security for those with chronic illness is unfortunately not well provided for by employers in the USA. This includes lupus. The positive side is that there are many people with lupus who are living full lives and informing others with the same condition how to improve their experience with the condition. That said, there still may be periods […]

Join us at the Patient Conference!

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The next “Latest on Lupus” Patient Conference will be held on Thursday, March 15th, 2018 at Loma Linda University Health. Registration is now open and we invite you to join us as we learn more about living with lupus and the latest updates in research. Registration is *FREE. Registration is now open.   To Register: email kmcmahon@lupusla.org or call […]