Monthly Archives: May 2016


My Lupus Story by Linda Wilkins-Parker

When I was diagnosed with Lupus 25 years ago, I had no idea how many effects it could have on my body. My RA and ANA blood tests came back positive. I had joint pain and that was it at the time.

As the pain worsened in my hips and knees, I had […]

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2016 Scholarship

Lupus Canada is proud to announce the 2016 Lupus Canada Scholarship program. We will be offering five (5) one-time scholarships of $2,000 CAN in 2016 to students diagnosed with Lupus, who are entering into or currently enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution.

For more information please visit

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May Recipe Corner

Beet, orange and ginger morning smoothie

Bacon, eggs, and waffles drowned in syrup are not the most nutritious way to start the morning. Maintaining a healthy diet is one of the best lifestyle commitments to control Lupus flares. This smoothie is un-beet-lievably nutritious!

1 red beet
1 small apple including core
½ naval orange peeled
handful frozen berries
handful kale
small piece […]

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WORLD LUPUS DAY – Lupus Knows No Boundaries

There is no boundary to the impact of lupus. Lupus is a global health problem that affects people of all nationalities, races, ethnicities, genders and ages. Lupus can affect any part of the body in any way at any time, often with unpredictable and life-changing results. While lupus knows no boundaries, knowing […]

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Living With Lupus – May

You are not alone

Lupus is not always a visible disease. The pain often goes unnoticed, unrecognized or unappreciated. On days when few people seem to understand what you are going through, feelings of loneliness, frustration, or even depression may creep up. Remember that you are not alone and there are people that want to support […]

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World Lupus Federation (WLF)

Leaders of lupus patient organizations are joining together to launch the World Lupus Federation (WLF), a new coalition united to improve the quality of life for the more than five million people around the world who are living with the autoimmune disease lupus. The WLF will facilitate efforts among global nonprofit lupus organizations engaged in […]

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Board of Directors Update

Lupus Canada is pleased to welcome Tanya Carlton to the role of President. Tanya joined the Board of Lupus Canada in January 2015 in order to bring both her personal interests and professional skills to the Board. Tanya was diagnosed with Discoid Lupus in 2009 and SLE in 2010, and after a few years of […]

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Lupus Canada has moved

As of April 22, 2016 Lupus Canada’s new home is in Newmarket, Ontario. Our new office is located directly across from Southlake Regional Health Centre. Southlake Regional Health Centre is a full-service hospital with a regional, clinically advanced focus. Southlake offers almost 400 patient beds and accommodates more than 90,000 visits to the Emergency Department, […]

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