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Lupus Canada Advocacy News

Lupus Canada’s Advocacy team has recently taken steps through a survey to give a voice to those impacted by lupus in an effort to identify areas of interest for future advocacy initiatives.  Our mission at Lupus Canada is to help improve the lives of people living with lupus and the Advocacy Team wants to hear from individuals across […]

January 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

My Lupus Story by Karine

My name is Karine and I’m from the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe.

I have been diagnosed with lupus 10 years ago now I am 24. At that time I was in London for the year. How it started? I started to have temperature, and a lot of pain in my joints. I would take paracetamol […]

January 1st, 2017|Lupus News|2 Comments

A Lupies New Year’s Resolution

It is that time of the year. The time to think of all the ways the ways we can change-improve. One thing I know is that as a Lupus patient I need all the help I can get and this year I intend on making positive changes not just out of vanity but for my […]

January 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

Lupus Research News

New Canadian Research Study Asks Patients for Insights on MyLupusGuide

A new lupus study will be taking place in 2017: Measuring the impact of MyLupusGuide in Canada.  The purpose of this study is to test how the needs of people living with lupus are being met by the newly developed lupus website, MyLupusGuide, and to identify […]

January 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

Laughter is the Best Medicine – The Health Benefits of Humor and Laughter

More than just brightening up your day, sharing a good laugh can actually improve your health. The sound of laughter draws people together in ways that trigger healthy physical and emotional changes in the body. Laughter can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, strengthen your immune system, and diminish pain. As children, we used to laugh […]

January 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

RECIPE: Honey Chicken Kabobs

Ingredients

1/4 cup olive oil
1/3 cup honey
1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
8 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into 1 inch cubes
2 garlic cloves
5 small onion, cut into 2 inch pieces
2 red bell peppers, cut into 2 inch pieces
Skewers

Directions

Prep 15 minutes
Cook 15 minutes
Ready in 2 hour 30 minutes

In a […]

January 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

Lupus Fog and Memory Problems

http://www.webmd.com/lupus/features/lupus-fog-memory-problems#1

The exact cause of lupus fog is hard to pin down, experts say. In some cases, lupus can damage cells in the brain, leading directly to cognitive problems.   However, in most cases other factors play a role, including fatigue, stress, and depression.    Lupus fog is sometimes worse in people who also have fibromyalgia.

By R. Morgan […]

December 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

December Recipe Corner

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Grapes with Walnuts

Ingredients:

24 ounces Brussels sprouts (about 8 cups), halved or quartered, if large
24 ounces grapes
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 tablespoons fresh thyme
course salt and freshly ground pepper
2 table spoons balsamic vinegar
½ cup walnuts, tasted and coarsely chopped

Directions:

heat oven to 450 […]

December 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

The Holidays with Lupus

Coping with (and enjoying) the holidays with Lupus

The holidays can be equally exciting and stressful for people with or without lupus. And of course, this depends on a huge variety of factors, like whether or not you are spending them with your family or alone, and how you’re feeling at that time. Between getting all […]

December 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

MY LUPUS STORY by Jillian Cooper

 

I was diagnosed with Lupus when I was 17…a terrible time to deal with the symptoms like extreme fatigue and joint pain.  I had to drop out of high school and I lost my job…I couldn’t function and for a 17 year old that was devastating.  After more than a year of different pain meds […]

December 1st, 2016|Lupus News|1 Comment