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Black Friday. Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday!

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back.

With generosity of heart, even a few dollars go a long way. Now that the holiday season is bursting onto us, we want to ask you to make a little room in your holiday budgets to celebrate what this season is really about: giving. Along with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we are proud to bring you Giving Tuesday. Slated for Tuesday, December 2 this year, (the Tuesday after Thanksgiving) Giving Tuesday is a day to celebrate gifts small and large from ordinary people with extraordinary hearts who make donations from now, including Giving Tuesday till the end of the year. To find out how you can be counted, visit this page.


Carlsbad Marathon 2015

Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon

Join Team Lupus So Cal in the Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon and get your friends and families involved, to help spread awareness in the community.  For more information, please CLICK HERE.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Team Lupus So. CA raises awareness and funding for:
- Local patient services, including support groups, and patient education conferences, doctor referrals, health fairs.
- Research done through the Lupus Research Institute and other local research facilities in San Diego, for better treatments, and ultimately, a cure. aturday, November 15, 2014 at 10:30am


Free Support Groups

FREE Monthly Support Groups

Third Saturday of the Month at 10:30am

There will be NO support meeting in December

The next meeting will be on Saturday, January 17, 2015

Marie Callender’s – 6950 Alvarado Rd, San Diego, CA 92120

The Lupus Support Group meets monthly on the 3rd Saturday of the month to meet, talk, network, and share stories and information.

These are FREE and everyone is welcome – Lupus patients, family members, and friends.

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Experimental Lupus Treatment One-Step Closer to Possible Approval


Thursday, May 24, 2012

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted fast-track designation for its experimental lupus treatment, Lupuzor. This status means that the review will be given priority to go faster than usual. FDA often grants this accelerated process to drugs that show promise in treating serious, life-threatening medical conditions for which no other drug either exists or works as well.

The FDA also gave its approval to the company that developed the drug, ImmuPharma to begin a Phase III clinical trial. A Phase III trial is often the last step before the company testing the drug submits an application to the FDA for it to be approved as a new treatment.

LupuzorTM (previously known as IPP-201101) has a novel mechanism of action aimed at adjusting the body's immune system so it does not attack healthy cells without causing adverse side effects. It has the potential to stop the progression of the disease in a substantial proportion of patients.

Check back to lupustrials.org for details when the Phase III trial is about to begin.



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General Donation
Make a donation in any amount to help support education, research and advocacy. With a minimum donation of $35 you will become a member of the Foundation.

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In Honor
Shopping for someone that has everything, make a donation in their name and LFSC will send your special someone a card recognizing their special event.

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Volunteer Opportunities
There are many special ways to be a part of the Lupus Foundation. All of our volunteers are special and needed. If you would like to help.

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LFSC's 2011 Volunteer
Congratulations to Gerardo Becerra who received LFSC's 2011 Volunteer of the Year Award last night at CHAD's (Combined Health Agencies) Volunteer of the Year Award Ceremony at San Diego's Hall of Champions.

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Orange Bracelet: "LIFE WITHOUT LUPUS" $2.00

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Purple T-shirt with multicolored butterfly that says: “Someone you know has Lupus.” $20.00

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Support Groups

The Lupus Foundation offers several support groups around San Diego County and we are working on opening new groups in more areas.

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