Monthly Archives: August 2016

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As a caregiver, how do I handle the unpredictability of lupus?

As a caregiver, how do I handle the unpredictability of lupus?
Lupus is a disease of flare and remission, meaning that disease may be active one day and quiet the next. Usually flares last more than a day, and usually an increase in medication dose, or a change of medication, will be necessary to suppress the […]

August 18th, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Lupus Canada Contest Giveaway!

You have the chance to win a Lupus Canada swag package! All you have to do is follow us on facebook, “like” our page, tag three friends or more in the comments section and share the post! The winner will be announced on August 20, 2016.

Don’t forget to check out this month’s Let’s Talk […]

August 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Recipe Corner August

Smoked trout and summer bean salad
by Nicolaus Balla, Cortney Burns from Fine Cooking, Issue 13

INGREDIENTS
12 oz. (2-3/4 cups) green beans (or an assortment of string beans), string removed if tough, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2 cup sunflower seed or grapeseed oil, preferably unfiltered
4 cups cooked cranberry or cannellini beans (fresh, dried, or canned)
2 small or 1 […]

August 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Make your home lupus-friendly

In the heat of the summer you will want to stay in to avoid the sun’s rays. If you find yourself inside more often than not, it might be a good idea to make your home Lupus-friendly with features that make daily activities easier on your body.

Brace and replace! Little things can become big obstacles […]

August 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments