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 […]

Receive Support from Home & Chat with Lupus Advocates

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You are invited to participate in our Live Facebook Chat Tuesday at 12pm!   Lupus advocates will be LIVE on Facebook to answer your questions about living with lupus. Ask experts in your community support questions about living with lupus. This is a great opportunity to connect, receive support, and ask questions. Invite family and friends to […]

Join us at the Lupus Project Event on 2/24!

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Lupus LA will be a special guest at The Lupus Project on 2/24. This event is designed to bring together individuals living with lupus and their families for a convenient, fun, informative, and social affair, where health focused businesses and lupus organizations can share about their products/resources. Click Here for more information We look forward […]