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March Recipes

Bourbon Glazed Salmon

Salmon is an excellent source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.

INGREDIENTS

3 tablespoons brown sugar

3 tablespoons bourbon

2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce

1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

3 garlic cloves, minced

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

4 (6-ounce) skinless salmon fillets

Cooking spray

1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions

1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

 

PREPARATION

Combine first 7 ingredients […]

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Ways to conquer fatigue

As a person with Lupus, more often than not, it may feel like you’re running on empty. Fatigue and lack of drive are frustrating features that come with having a chronic illness, but it does not need to be dreaded. You don’t have to dim your personal light simply because the batteries are low.  Here […]

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National Kidney Month and Lupus

March is National Kidney Awareness Month in Canada. Lupus can cause inflammation in major organs, including the kidney. Many, if not most people with Lupus may have some involvement of these dorsal fist-shaped beans, but only 1 in 5 such cases are severe.

Your kidneys are two bean-shaped organs in the middle of your back that […]

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Your first appointment

March’s Lupus video is about the nerve-wracking first doctor’s appointment. Look at this first meeting as an opportunity to get educated, reassured and eventually, get better. From there, your doctor may refer you to a rheumatologist, a specialist in musculoskeletal and immune systems. Don’t be afraid to ask questions and ask for clarification when you […]

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