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Friday May 19, 2017 is Put on Purple Day

Put on Purple on Friday May 19 to show your support for those battling lupus. 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 On PurpleDayand build excitement and […]

March 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

Cheese Burger Salad


– 1 pound extra lean ground beef
– 2 whole wheat hamburger buns, split and cut into ¾ inch strips
– ½ small red onion, chopped
– 1 cup ketchup (low sodium)
– ½ cup finely chopped low sodium pickles
– 1 tablespoon prepared yellow mustard
– ½ small red inion, sliced
– 8 cups chopped lettuce
– 2 plum tomatoes, chopped
– 1 cup […]

March 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

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


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


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 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|5 Comments

Cauliflower Pizza


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


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


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



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