September 2010

New York City’s Lupus Foundation Invites You to Come Get into the Loop this Fall!

We hope you’re doing well—and that you have the time and energy to take part in some of our programs and parties coming up!

In OCTOBER, we’re touring the five boroughs with lupus experts to update you on topics you asked to learn more about last year:

  • "Lupus and Your Eyes" - October 6th
    at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens
    Program Description

  • "Managing Your Lupus and Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle" - October 13th
    at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan
    Program Description
  • "Lupus and Your Kidneys" - October 21st
    at Staten Island University Hospital (North Campus)
    Program Description

  • "Lupus and Dental Issues" - October 26th
    at the Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Program Description

  • "Lupus and Your Heart" - October 28th
    at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx
    Program Description

They’re all FREE! Will we see you there? Let us know! Register online or call 212-685-4118 and provide your name, phone number, and the number of people attending.

Can’t make it? After each event, we'll post the highlights from the experts' presentations at

And in the middle of the month—

especially if you’re a young professional in the city—consider coming to the

Night for the Fight.

It’s a way to meet the Foundation’s Young Leaders
and network with other professionals committed to
the fight against lupus.

Join more than 200 other professionals in their 20s and 30s for
- cocktails
- appetizers (including all you can eat POPchips and mini cupcakes)
- raffle of donated luxury items—from fashion accessories to football tickets.

Order your tickets online and invite your friends through Facebook!

We’re heading into Fall, but it’s also good to look back a bit…

In August and early September we 

Sent Forty Families with Lupus to Camp Sunshine
See the pics of their 5 days of fun & friendship!

Reported On a Major Discovery on the Increased Risk for Lupus in Men
First Direct Evidence that X-Linked TLR7 Gene Promotes Lupus in Humans

Added Two Promising Lupus Fellows to An Illustrious List of Lupus Careers Launched
Both happen to be at the Upper East Side’s Hospital for Special Surgery

Welcomed News that a Brooklyn Swimming Program Was Effective in Easing Lupus Symptoms
See what participants had to say!


...and more. Get updates regularly on