San Francisco Bay Area Lupus Support Group

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LFNC 5K Walk - 6.12.2011
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UPDATED 04/11/2014 12:59 AM

OUR MISSION is to build a supportive community for all people living with lupus, their families and friends so that they do not 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, April 12 - San Francisco Lupus Support Group Meeting***
*NOTE: 2nd week of the month not 3rd due to conference room already being used at this time
Time
: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location
: Western Addition Library, 1550 Scott Street & Geary, San Francisco

Saturday & Sunday, April 12, 13, 19, 20 - Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival: SF Lupus Support Group Booth
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location
: Post Street between Laguna and Fillmore Streets

***NOTE: HELP US SPREAD LUPUS AWARENESS AT THE CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL :) If you're available, we desperately need volunteers for 2-, 3-, or 4-hours, whatever you can make time for. You're welcome to explore the festival anytime during your volunteer time. No booth on Parade Day, Sunday, April 20th***

***Saturday, June 21 - San Francisco Lupus Support Group Meeting***
*NOTE: 3rd week of the month. Hooray!
Time
: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location
: Western Addition Library, 1550 Scott Street & Geary, San Francisco

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.)

Drugs for Treating Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Global Markets »
April 2014, Digital Journal.com

Lupuzor (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Lupus Nephritis) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 »
April 2014, WhaTech

Q&A With Cougar Town, Spin City and Scrubs Producer Randall Winston »
April 2014, Huff Post Entertainment

Ladd: Congressional action aides autoimmune patients »
April 2014, The Detroit News

Meier Legislation Regarding Tinted Windows For Medical Reasons Passes House »
April 2014, Herald Publications

Lupus Foundation Of America and BMJ Publish First Open Access Journal Dedicated To Lupus »
April 2014, Digital Journal.com

Lupus Bible And Norton Protocol | Review Introduces How to Treat Lupus – Vinaf.com »
April 2014, Digital Journal.com

Hibbs Lupus Trust joins campaign to abolish long term prescription charges »
April 2014, ConnectCannock

Netflix Is Streaming ‘House, M.D.’ Today. Spoilers: It’s Never Lupus »
April 2014, The Motley Fool

EMD Serono, Pfizer Ink SLE Research Pact »
April 2014, ContractPharma

Quiet Pain »
April 2014, LSU Legacy Magazine
See Spoon Theory on our Resources page under "What is Lupus?"

Poetry Can Help Cope With Lupus »
April 2014, SLE Lupus Foundation

Nick Cannon Grand Marshals Walk to End Lupus Now »
March 2014, Look to the Stars - The World of Celebrity Giving

DHVI finds lupus antibodies may hold key to HIV cure »
March 2014, The Duke Chronicle

XTL Biopharmaceuticals Retains Expert Consultants in Rheumatology for Phase II Lupus Trial »
March 2014, The Wall Street Journal

Shingles Vaccine OK in Mild Lupus »
March 2014, MedPage Today

Regenerative medicine a step closer as new method yields potent, renewable human stem cells »
March 2014, Medical News Today

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

 

News from the Lupus Foundation of Northern California (LFNC)

California Assembly Proclaims May as Lupus Awareness Month, Register for the 5K‏ »
April 2014, LFNC E-Newsletter

In DC, Lupus Advocates Urge Congress to Fund Research »
March 2014, LFNC E-Newsletter

Research Advances Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots in Lupus‏ »
March 2014, LFNC E-Newsletter

Could Lupus Hold the Key to Curing HIV?‏ »
March 2014, LFNC E-Newsletter

Novel Research Funded to Study Stem Cell Death in Lupus Patients »
March 2014, 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)

Voices of Lupus ALR Grant Review Process (Podcast) »
March 2014,lupusresearch.org

Biocruces Researchers Develop New Protocol for Treatment of Lupus Nephritis »
March 2014, lupusresearch.org

ALR-LRI Collaboration to Accelerate New Lupus Treatments Moving at Fast Pace »
February 2014, lupusresearch.org

New Genetic Clue to Lupus Is Found »
January 2014, lupusresearch.org

ALR-LRI Collaboration to Accelerate New Lupus Treatments Moving at Fast Pace »
February 2014, lupusresearch.org

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.

 

News from the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA)

Newsletter: Lupus Science & Medicine, Ask the Experts - Cardiac Issues and Lupus, Give Monthly, Champions for Hope »
April 2014, Lupus Foundation of America Newsletter

Newsletter: What You Should Know Before Starting an Exercise Routine »
March 2014, Lupus Foundation of America Newsletter

Take Action Now! Congress must be willing to invest in vital biomedical research »
March 2014, LFA Action Alert

Newsletter: Put on Purple T-Shirt, Cardiac Issues, Why I Walk and More‏ »
March 2014, Lupus Foundation of America Newsletter

Clinical Trial Opportunity - Spotlight on: The EMBODY Program »
lupus.org

Clinical Trial Opportunity - Spotlight on: The ILLUMINATE Program »
lupus.org

Lupus Research Registry »

SEE NEWS ARCHIVE 02/05/14 »

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

 

SF Lupus Support Group Meeting

Saturday, February 8
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
*NOTE: 2nd week/month

Saturday, April 12
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
*NOTE: 2nd week/month

Saturday, June 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 except when noted.

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! »