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LUPUS LIGHTHOUSE NEWSLETTER

The Lupus Lighthouse is a quarterly newsletter that contains notices of upcoming events, articles, medical Lighthouse Newsletterinformation, and stories of interest to people with lupus. This newsletter is free with a membership to the Lupus Society and is one of the benefits of becoming a member.

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            Spring 2008

· Controlling Lupus
Source: Based on a presentation by Dr. Matthew Liang at the 2007 Lupus Symposium.

· Highlights from the 2007 Annual Scientific Conference of the American College of Rheumatology Meeting
Source: Lupus Now, newsletter of The Lupus Foundation of America

             Winter 2007

·  The Importance of Fatigue in Lupus
Source: Based on a presentation by Dr. Antonio Avina at the 2007 Lupus Symposium

·  Focus on Lupus in Children and Teens: Growing Up with Lupus
Source: Based on a presentation by Dr. Lori Tucker at the 2007 Lupus Symposium

·  Walk A Block for Lupus and community reports from around the province

Fall 2007

·  Living Well with Lupus
      Source: Dr. Stephen Balch, Medical Director, Jacquelyn McClure Lupus Treatment Center, USA.

·  The Dating Game
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ource: Lupus Now, newsletter of The Lupus Foundation of America

Summer 2007

·  Lupus Research in the Pediatric Clinic at BC Children’s Hospital is Going Strong!
      Source: Dr. Lori Tucker, Director of Research, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology,
      BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.

·  Ignore the Pain?
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ource: NIH, National Cancer Institute

·  Lupus and Bone Health
Source: Greater Florida Chapter, Lupus Foundation of America

 

Spring 2007

  • Can the Environment Cause Lupus?
    Source: News & Views, newsletter of Lupus UK
  • Oral Concerns in People with Lupus
    Source: Hospital for Special Surgery, HSS.edu
  • Living Well with Chronic Illness
    Source: Based on a presentation by Sue Mills, PhD, at BCLS 2007 Annual General Meeting  

Winter 2006

  • Pregnant and Healthy
    Source: Lupus Now, newsletter of the Lupus Foundation of America
  • Walk A Block for Lupus and Community Reports from Around the Province

Fall 2006

  • Thinking, Memory and Lupus: What We Know and What We Can Do
    Source: Hospital for Special Surgery, HSS.edu
  • Be Empowered!
    Source: Lupus Now, newsletter of The Lupus Foundation of America

Summer 2006

  • Why Don’t They Just Take Something?
    Source: The Invisible Disabilities Advocate, www.MyIDA.org
  • The Genetics of SLE
    Source: the lupus newslink, newsletter of The Lupus Alliance of America
  • Questions and Answers About Autoimmunity
    Source: National Institute of Health

Spring 2006

  • Eye Manifestations of Lupus and Sjogren’s Syndrome
    Soure: Based on a presentation by Dr. Kevin Wade at October 2005 BCLS Symposium
  • A Family’s Journey
    Source: Based on a presentation by one family on their journey living with lupus at October 2005 BCLS Symposium

Winter 2005

  • Research Update: Cancer in Lupus
    Source: Based on a presentation by Dr. Sasha Bernatsky at the BC Lupus Society Symposium held October 22, 2005

  • Dr. Wade Answers Your Questions
    Source: Questions answered by Dr. Kevin Wade after his presentation on “Eye Manifestations of Lupus” at the BCLS Symposium

  • Lupus Awareness Activities Around the Provinces

  • 2005: A Year of Accelerated Momentum for Lupus Research
    Source: Lupus Foundation of America website

Fall 2005

  • Reflections on Living with Lupus
    By: Paul J. Donoghue, Ph.D., and Mary Siegel, Ph.D.
    Source: Lupus Now, newsletter of the Lupus Foundation of America

  • Osteoporosis and Lupus: Boning Up
    By: Laura Williamson
    Source: Lupus Now, newsletter of the Lupus Foundation of America

  • U2 Rocked by Heart, Mind and Soul
    By: Ramona Satar

Summer 2005

  • Learning To Live Well With Lupus. Part 2: Preventative Coping Strategies
    By: Cheryl Magnusson
    Clinical Resource Nurse, BC Lupus Program

  • How Can I Feel So Unwell and Yet, Very Little Shows in My Bloodwork?
    By: Dr. Stephanie Ensworth
    Rheumatologist, Director, BC Lupus Program

  • Common Virus Can Trigger Lupus
    Source: National Institute of Health

  • Don’t Call it a Women’s Disease – Men Get Lupus Too
    By: Russell Wild
    Source: Lupus News, newsletter of the Lupus Foundation of America

Spring 2005

  • Learning to Live Well With Lupus. Part 1: Physical Measures
    By: Cheryl Magnusson
    Clinical Resource Nurse, BC Lupus Program

  • Fatigue in Lupus
    By: Dr. Philip Helliwell
    Senior Lecturer in Rheumatology, University of Leeds

  • Dealing With Depression
    By: Laura Williamson
    Lupus Foundation of America

Winter 2004

  • Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Lupus and Heart Disease
    By: Dr. Susan Manzi

  • Lupus Activities Around the Province

  • One Hour From Now. A report on Sharon Constable’s Symposium presentation.
    By: Gary Lake

Fall 2004

  • For what symptoms do you prescribe Plaquenil? What are the major risks and side effects?
    By: Dr. Stephanie Ensworth

  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
    By: Carmen G. Espinoza, MD
    Source: Lupus World, Volume 4, Number 1, Winter 2003

  • Did Somebody say O-O-H-M?
    By: Emily Wojcik
    Source: Lupus Foundation of America Inc., Lupus Now, Spring 2004

Summer 2004

  • Pain Control Techniques. What can you do?
    By: Robert H. Phillips, Ph.D.
    Source: E-Cope: a publication of the Center for Coping

  • Photosensitivity and Lupus Erythematosus
    By: Denny Tuffanelli, MD
    Source: Lupus Foundation of Northern California newsletter, Summer 2003

  • Good Vibrations. For many stressed-out people, tai chi is like poetry in motion. By: Kelly James-Enger
    Source: Lupus Foundation of America Inc., Lupus Now, Fall 2003

  • Finding the Balance
    By: Jennifer Hayes

  • Gardening Tips. For people with disabilities (or not)
    Source: Western New York Lupus Foundation newsletter

Spring 2004

  • Cancer Therapy may Offer New Hope to People with Lupus
    Source: Lupus News, newsletter of the Lupus Foundation of America

  • Can Chronic Viral Infections be a Trigger for SLE?
    By: Arthur M. Krieg, MD
    Source: Lupus World, newsletter of the Rheumatology Division, University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Hello from Maple Ridge!
    By: Maple Ridge Lupus Support Group

  • Early Diagnosis of SLE in Childhood
    By: Thomas J.A. Lehman, MD
    Source: Lupus News, newsletter of the Lupus Foundation of America

  • Canada Leads the Way, First Evidence-Based Guidelines for Osteoporosis Source: Osteoblast, newsletter of Osteoporosis Society of Canada

  • Sharon Constable: A Story of Courage, Determination and the Will to Overcome
    Source: Innovative Way, newsletter of Innovative Fitness Consultants Inc.