Partnership with Radicool

Lupus Canada has Partnered with Radicool

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Source: When an Identification, Placement, and Review Committee (IPRC) identifies a student as an exceptional pupil, the principal must ensure that an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for that student is developed and maintained. An IEP must be developed with input from the parent(s)/guardian(s) and from the student if he or she is sixteen years […]

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Source: Explaining lupus to a child who has been diagnosed with this disease can be intimidating and difficult, depending on their age and maturity level. The following are some strategies you can use when talking with your child about their lupus. You should also bring your child’s health care providers into the conversation during […]

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As a teenager we all expect to go to school be with our friends and have fun, figure out who and what we want to be. You know what they say those should be the best years of our lives, high school; parties, dating choosing a college and a career path, and just having a great […]

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Recipe: Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips

10 servings Prep: 15 mins Cook: 10 mins   Ingredients: 2 kiwis, peeled and diced 2 Golden Delicious apples – peeled, cored and diced 8 ounces raspberries 1 pound strawberries 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 tablespoon brown sugar 3 tablespoons fruit preserves, any flavor 10 (10 inch) flour tortillas butter flavored cooking spray 2 tablespoons […]

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Lupus in the Workplace

Source: If you have been diagnosed with lupus at a time in your life when work is important to you, adjusting to a new lifestyle can be an additional challenge. Almost everyone wants to work and to be productive. Working, whether it is in a paid job or volunteering, is very important to our […]

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What Teachers Should Know

Source: Lupus is a disease that causes the immune system to mistakenly work against the body’s own tissues and attack healthy cells. Lupus can affect almost any organ. Symptoms of lupus — such as joint or muscle pain, extreme fatigue, rashes, mouth ulcers, and hair loss — can vary widely from person to person. […]

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My Lupus Story by Katherine Jarzecki

My name is Katherine Jarzecki. I am a 27 year old B.Sc graduate from McMaster University currently pursuing my second undergraduate degree in materials engineering at the same institution – I will be in my final year of studies starting in September 2017. I am also a Miss Universe Canada 2017 national finalist, a triathlete and […]

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Recipe: Linguine with Tomatoes, Baby Zucchini and Herbs

Source:   Time: 25 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients:   1 pound tomatoes, cored and finely chopped 1 tablespoon chopped basil 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 small red chile, seeded and minced 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 12 ounces linguine 3 baby zucchini, thinly sliced 1/4 cup […]

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Lupus Keeping You Indoors This Summer?

Source: Lupus and the sun is viewed by many in the lupus community as compatible as oil and water.  It is well known that the sun can cause a lupus rash and a flare-up of systemic lupus with joint pain and internal manifestations. Studies have shown that about 40% of lupus patients are sun […]

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