Monthly Archives: May 2017


World Lupus Federation issues global e-Report

World Lupus Federation issues global e-Report on the impact of lupus on individuals and families..

May 10th, 2017|What's New|0 Comments

Get your POP t-shirt today

Get your Put on Purple Lupus Canada t-shirt for $25! To place an order please email or call 1-800-661-1468. T-shirts will be delivered the week of May 15.

May 10th, 2017|What's New|0 Comments

RECIPE: Greek Potato Salad


12 red potatoes
¼ cup chopped green onion
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup red wine vinegar
½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon coarse salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon dried oregano
¼ teaspoon white sugar
¼ teaspoon dried rosemary, crumbled
1 pinch […]

May 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

My Lupus Journey by Kerry Johnson

Having lived with SLE for 45 years, lupus is a huge part of me; but I have made a conscious effort to not let it define who I am. Diagnosed in 1973 in my early teens, a life with lupus is really all I know. Certainly, it affected my plans as to where […]

May 1st, 2017|My Lupus Story|1 Comment

Lupus Canada Update

Lupus Canada recently welcomed Kerry Johnson to our Board of Directors. Kerry has considerable health care experience. He has beeninvolved with various health care and education-related boards and advisory councils at the local and national levels. As you will read in his journey with lupus below he is also a lupus patient.Welcome to the […]

May 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

Research Update

MyLupusGuide receives support from the Lupus Clinical Investigators Network (LuCIN)

Congratulations to the MyLupusGuide team, for receiving recognition by the Lupus Clinical Investigators Network (LuCIN)! LuCIN is coordinated by the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA), who is interested in the results of the study, and potential expansion to the United States.
The purpose of the MyLupusGuide study […]

May 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

Twitter Chat

The World Lupus Federation is working with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Tiffany Peterson, host of the Twitter Channel, #LupusChat. Together they will host a Twitter Chat on Sunday, May 7 beginning at 3:00 p.m. EDT (1900 hours UTC). We encourage everyone to join the conversation online. During the chat, the results of the Twitter polls that […]

May 1st, 2017|Events|0 Comments

New Twitter Survey

Thank you to those who participated in our Twitter Survey Poll. The new twitter survey reveals most people have serious misconceptions about lupus. Raising awareness of lupus and improving understanding of the challenges that people living with the disease face is an important goal of the new World Lupus Federation, a coalition of global […]

May 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

A Special Note of Thanks…

A special thank you to the Honourable Stephen McNeil, Premier of Nova Scotia and the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia and Suzanne Anton, Attorney General/Minister of Justice for being champions for #lupus!In addition to both World Lupus Day and Put on Purple day we also celebrate all the mothers around the world this month who dedicate […]

May 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments


Show your support in finding a cure and help those living with lupus by wearing purple on May 19. Help raise awareness and rally public support for this under-funded and under-recognized disease. Mobilize individuals, corporations, physician offices, hospitals, people with a connection to lupus and the general community to get the word out about Put […]

May 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments