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Explore a Clinical Research Study for Your Lupus

The Tulip Program is a series of clinical research studies evaluating an investigational drug for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). If you have been living with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), commonly known as lupus, you may be eligible to participate in the Tulip SLE Study. The goal of the Tulip SLE Study is to find out whether an investigational drug may help reduce symptoms of lupus and limit the need for other medications. During the study period, participants will be allowed to take their currently prescribed lupus medications.
February 13th, 2017|What's New|0 Comments

Lupus Ontario 31st Annual Italian Dinner Dance & Silent Auction

February 10th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

RECIPE: Bruschetta Chicken

Ingredients

4 (5 ounce boneless skinless chicken breasts)
¼ cup olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
1 tablespoon spice islands Italian herb seasoning
sea salt and black pepper
2 cups diced plum tomatoes
¼ cup diced onion
½ cup shredded low fat cheese
¼ cup finely chopped fresh basil

Directions

Prep 10 minutes
Cook 8 minutes
Ready in 33 minutes

Place chicken breasts in a […]

February 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

ADVOCACY – Identifying Key Politicians

Lupus Canada has compiled a list of key politicians of interest to reach out and discuss lupus related issues and concerns with. It is broken down by federal, provincial and territorial politicians and includes an email address. Person of interest include Ministers of Health, Parliamentary Secretaries/Assistants, critics and members of Health related committees. To view […]

February 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

LUPUS CANADA UPDATE

Lupus Canada has two staff and nine volunteer Board members. Our Board members come from a variety of backgrounds, and donate their time and expertise to the organization.
We recently welcomed Shane Dungey to our Board of Directors. Shane is a Managing Director, Institutional Trading with AltaCorp Capital Inc. working in Calgary Alberta. Prior to joining […]

February 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

MY LUPUS STORY by Vinita Haroun

Back in 2009, I had just finished my Master’s degree and had recently gotten engaged. I was also starting a brand new job. So when I developed a stomach ulcer and a rash on my hands and arms, my friends and family—even my family doctor—chalked it up to stress. But I didn’t feel stressed, I […]

February 1st, 2017|Lupus News|1 Comment

Cauliflower Pizza

Ingredients:

½ head cauliflower, coarsely chopped
½ shredded low fat cheese
¼ chopped fresh parsley
Cherry tomatoes, halved
1 egg
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
salt and ground black pepper

Directions:

Place cauliflower pieces through the feeding tube of the food processor using the grating blade; pulse until all the cauliflower is shredded.
Place a steamer insert […]

November 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Recipe Corner October

Breakfast Baked Avocado Egg

Ingredients:

2 small eggs
1 avocado, halved and pitted
2 slices of cooked peameal bacon, crumbled
2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives
1 pinch dried parsley
1 pinch sea salt and ground black pepper

 

Directions:

Prep Time – 10 minutes Cook/Time – 15 minutes/Ready In – 25 minutes

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F […]

October 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Tips for a healthier Thanksgiving

Make a list – Write down what needs to be done, prepped or cooked, and when.  The more planned out things are the less likely you are to add on extra items to your to-do list. Often we take on more than we can possibly do, but if you have it all written down it […]

October 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Thanksgiving Survival Guide: Coping with Thanksgiving with Lupus

I am thankful for my family. Really I am. But there are times when I secretly wish I could cater to how I feel and take a much-needed break; Thanksgiving is unfortunately one of those times. I am in the midst of a flare right now. I am hurting, adjusting to a higher dose of […]

October 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments