San Francisco Bay Area Lupus Support Group

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LFNC 5K Walk - 6.12.2011
Sun, June 14, 2015

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The Lupus Fighters!


Walk with Us to Cure Lupus Sat, Sep 12, 2015

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THE LUPUS FIGHTERS!

 


Walk for Lupus Now
Sun, Oct 25, 2015

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THE LUPUS FIGHTERS!

UPDATED 06/23/2015 [Events Only]

OUR MISSION is to build a supportive community for all people living with lupus, their families and friends so that they don't have to deal with the disease alone. We are not exclusive and welcome anyone who needs lupus support in the San Francisco-Bay Area.

Lupus Events

***Saturday, July 18 - San Francisco Lupus Support Group Meeting***
Time
: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Location
: Western Addition Library, 1550 Scott Street & Geary, San Francisco
Contact: Evanne Graté - 415.452.4270 or

Saturday, September 12 - Walk with Us to Cure Lupus
JOIN OUR TEAM, THE LUPUS FIGHTERS! Invite family and friends to walk with us :)
Registration: 9:00 am | Walk Start: 10:00 am
Location: Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco
100% OF ALL DONATIONS GOES TO SUPPORT LUPUS RESEARCH PROGRAMS because the Alliance for Lupus Research board of directors funds all administrative and fundraising costs.

***Saturday, September 19 - San Francisco Lupus Support Group Meeting***
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location
: Western Addition Library, 1550 Scott Street & Geary, San Francisco
Contact: Evanne Graté - 415.452.4270 or

Sunday, October 25 - Walk to End Lupus Now™
JOIN OUR TEAM, THE LUPUS FIGHTERS! Invite family and friends to walk with us :)
Check In: 9:00 am | Walk Start: 10:00 am
Location: Golden Gate Park Music Concourse, San Francisco
Raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus, and rally public support for the estimated 1.5 million Americans who suffer from its brutal impact. Walk to End Lupus Now™ events provide all people affected by lupus the opportunity to come together for one unified purpose- to end lupus.

***Saturday, November 21 - San Francisco Lupus Support Group Meeting ***
Time
: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location
: Western Addition Library, 1550 Scott Street & Geary, San Francisco
Contact: Evanne Graté - 415.452.4270 or

Participate in The World Lupus Google Map via the LFNC! (Ongoing)
Did you know more than 1.5 million Americans live with lupus and more than 5 million worldwide are affected with this disease. Where exactly is everyone—the survivors, their friends, family, supporters? They span the whole world. Participate now!

The 2015 LFNC Mercedes Giveaway (Ongoing until drawing on June 14)
With each $75.00 ticket, you are helping a great cause. Every penny of net proceeds will go to benefit critical patient-centric programs and services for the northern California lupus community. We thank you for your support.

Lupus in the News

(Any news stories containing advice on this website should not be considered a substitute for professional diagnosis, treatment or management of S.L.E. and symptoms by a physician.)

CHECK IT OUT! Get all your lupus news at LUPUS NEWS TODAY (an online lupus news site!)

Analysis of antibody-secreting cells in SLE »
June 2015, Nature Communications

Women with lupus and APS at risk of reduced fertility and pregnancy complication »
June 2015, MedicalXPress

XTL Biopharmaceuticals To Focus On Core Asset SLE/Lupus And Multiple Myeloma Drugs »
June 2015, Lupus News Today

Lupus Nephritis Therapeutic Development Pipeline Review H1 2015 Market Research Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com »
June 2015, Benzinga

Industry Trend Analysis - EMA Lupus Guideline Will Encourage New Treatments - JULY 2015 »
June 2015, BMI Research

Lupus Patient Publishes New Book on Wellness »
June 2015, Lupus News Today

Anthera Pharmaceuticals Announces Additional Data on Patient-Reported Outcomes From Phase 2b PEARL-SC Blisibimod Study »
June 2015, Nasdaq Global Newswire

Large intergenic noncoding RNA linked to disease activity and organ damage in SLE »
June 2015, Nature Reviews

Researchers discover molecular rules that govern autoimmune disorders »
June 2015, Imperial Valley News

Patients with SLE who respond to treatment at 3 months may be more likely to improve at 6 months »
June 2015, Healio

Visit our RESOURCES page for Clinical Trials and other lupus assistance »

 

News from the Lupus Foundation of Northern California (LFNC)

Literally HOURS LEFT to 5K Pre-Registration Deadline! »
June 2015, LFNC E-Newsletter

The Lupus Run/Walk is Only 2 Weeks Away. Are You In? »
June 2015, LFNC E-Newsletter

Miss the Spring Conference? Watch the Video! »
May 2015, LFNC E-Newsletter

Genetics and Lupus: Help Lupus Biomarker Research from the Comfort of Your Home (and receive $50) »
May 2015, LFNC E-Newsletter

Be Part of the Largest Ever Genetic Study on Lupus »
May 2015, LFNC E-Newsletter

Archived LFNC E-Newsletters »
Topics include Free or Discounted Hospital Care, Metabolic Syndrome and Lupus, etc.

 

News from the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR)

A Trigger that Likely Unleashes Autoimmune Disease »
May 2015, Lupus News

Quality of Life Impaired in APS Patients »
May 2015, Lupus News

CRITICAL HORMONAL AND MICROBIAL FACTORS REVEAL CLUES ABOUT LUPUS »
May 2015, Lupus Research Update Vol 1 \ 2015

15 NEW STUDIES FUNDED »
May 2015, Lupus Research Update Vol 1 \ 2015

AN INNOVATIVE CONCEPT + ALR FUNDING PUT NEW TREATMENT ON THE HORIZON »
May 2015, Lupus Research Update Vol 1 \ 2015

A SENSE OF COMPASSION PROPELS RESEARCH ONE PHYSICIAN/SCIENTIST'S PERSPECTIVE »
May 2015, Lupus Research Update Vol 1 \ 2015

MINDFULNESS IN LUPUS »
May 2015, Lupus Research Update Vol 1 \ 2015

LUPUS IN THE NEWS »
May 2015, Lupus Research Update Vol 1 \ 2015

The Latest Lupus Research Update Newsletters »
In every LRU, you'll learn about everything from the most technical advances in lupus science and ALR-funded investigator profiles, to the latest Walk with Us to Cure Lupus and grassroots advocacy program news. We are also proud to introduce a new "Face of Lupus" in each quarterly newsletter.

Alliance for Lupus Research Celebrating 15 Years: Faces of Lupus »
Faces of Lupus is a compelling storytelling platform for the diverse and broad community of individuals who are all touched by lupus to the scientists who devote their careers to finding answers that will lead to a cure. Start with founder and chairman, Robert W. (“Woody”) Johnson IV about his motivation for starting the ALR 15 years ago. His daughter was diagnosed with lupus.

 

News from the Lupus Research Institute (LRI)

Lupus Included in Senate Appropriations Bill for Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program »
June 2015, Lupus Research Institute Newsletter

Together We Are Making a Difference »
May 2015, lupusresearchinstitute.org

Dr. George C. Tsokos Selected as 2015 Recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize »
May 2015, lupusresearchinstitute.org

LRI Newsletters »
lupusresearchinstitute.org

 

News from the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA)

Clinical Trial Update »
June 2015, Lupus Foundation of America Newsletter

Find Your Voice »
May 2015, Lupus Foundation of America Newsletter

National Lupus Advocacy Summit »
May 2015, Lupus Foundation of America Newsletter

Genetics and the Next Generation »
May 2015, Lupus Foundation of America Newsletter

Lupus Awareness Month Is Here! »
May 2015, Lupus Foundation of America Newsletter

Lupus Research Registry »

SEE NEWS ARCHIVE 05/01/15 »

Do you have any lupus news you'd like to share?
Please feel free to contact us!

 

2015
SF Lupus Support Group Meetings

Saturday, July 18
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Saturday, Sep 19
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Saturday, Nov 21
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Western Addition Library
1550 Scott St. at Geary
San Francisco
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Typically, we have our San Francisco Lupus Support Group meetings on the third Saturday of every other month.

Contact us if you have any questions.


WE'D LIKE YOUR ASSISTANCE

We're always looking for new ideas and help in improving our support group, such as finding speakers, fundraising ideas, and assisting us with our local Patient Education Day.

We also need volunteers for our own events as well as for other activities like the Lupus Walks.

If you have a passion for spreading awareness for lupus, CONTACT US! »