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Upcoming Events

  • 19 Mar 2015 – 12:00 PM
    The Nutritional Connection between Healing, Lupus and Other Chronic Conditions

    Nutritional choices can greatly affect the management of lupus and other chronic conditions and everyday life. By understanding the nutritional connection, individuals can feel empowered to make informed choices in everyday situations. This seminar will focus on the importance of good nutrition and strategies to better manage inflammation.

    Oakdale Center, Saint Mary’s University, 7200 Hudson Blvd. N., Suite 200, Oakdale, MN

  • 23 Mar 2015 – 6:30 PM
    Regan MOVES: A Fitness Class for People Living with Lupus or Arthritis

    Regan MOVES is an exercise program designed to help people living with lupus and other chronic conditions reduce joint pain, increase energy, and regain freedom of movement while exercising. 

    Chanhassen Library, 7711 Kerber Boulevard, Chanhassen, MN

  • 26 Mar 2015 – 10:15 AM
    You Don't Look Like You Have Lupus Workshop at MSSA Conference

    LFM’s Director of Education Sandy Parnell, MSW, in cooperation with three co-presenters, will conduct a workshop, “You Don’t Look Like You Have Lupus,” at the Minnesota Social Service Association’s (MSSA) 122nd Annual Training Conference & Expo.

    Hilton Minneapolis, 1001 Marquette Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN

  • 8 Apr 2015 – 6:30 PM
    Living Well with Lupus as a Youth Seminar

    Did you know approximately 20% of people living with lupus are diagnosed in their childhood? Being a youth can be challenging, let alone a youth living with lupus. In this seminar, Mona Riskalla, M.D., and Kiana Johnson, Ph.D., will discuss the unique aspects of being a youth living with lupus, including the transition from pediatric to adult health care, as well as general strategies to better manage the disease through nutrition, exercise, and supplements.

    Jewish Community Center, 1375 St. Paul Avenue, Room #107, St. Paul, MN

  • 13 Apr 2015 – 12:00 PM
    Regan MOVES: A Fitness Class for People Living with Lupus or Arthritis

    Regan MOVES is an exercise program designed to help people living with lupus and other chronic conditions reduce joint pain, increase energy, and regain freedom of movement while exercising. 

    Four Seasons Curling Club at Fogerty Arena, 9250 Lincoln Street NE, Blaine, MN

  • 15 Apr 2015 – 6:00 PM
    Educational Support Group Facilitator Training

    Are you interested in facilitating an educational support group for people living with lupus? Our groups are designed to build connections, provide support and information, and promote health and wellness.

    Elk River Library, 13020 Orono Parkway, Study Room 1, Elk River, MN

  • 4 May 2015 – 5:30 PM
    Lupus Food and Wine Classic 2015

    As we kick off Lupus Awareness Month, join the Lupus Foundation of Minnesota for our annual fundraiser, which offers you a taste of one of the best culinary scenes in America, as dedicated top chefs and restaurants from around the Twin Cities donate their time and talents to serve tastings of their favorite dishes. Each creation will be paired with a suggested wine, provided by popular and up-and-coming regional wineries. And while you’re taking a break from indulging, browse the food- and wine-themed silent auction, shop the wine wall, and relax to the sounds of live entertainment.

    DoubleTree Minneapolis Park Place, 1500 Park Place Boulevard, St. Louis Park, MN

  • 8 May 2015
    Sludgeathon: Cory Cove's 24-Hour On-Air Marathon for LFM

    Tune in as KFAN’s Cory Cove is on air for 24 straight hours, talking sports, lupus, and other random things.

    On the Radio and Online, 100.3 FM, www.kfan.com, and iHeartRadio.com

  • 11 May 2015 – 12:00 PM
    Ways to Boost Your Energy Level

    Low energy is a universal symptom of living with lupus and can significantly impact daily activities. Join certified Alexander Technique instructor Erin Thompson as she focuses on ways to increase energy, vitality, and mobility by improving postural alignment for increased lung capacity and joint freedom in daily activities.

    Oakdale Center, Saint Mary’s University, 7200 Hudson Blvd. N., Suite 200, Oakdale, MN

  • 14 May 2015 – 12:00 PM
    Research Updates Webinar with LFM-Funded Researcher Gillespie

    In this webinar, Dr. Emily Gillespie  will talk about her study of the relationship between lupus and women, particularly African-American women. Several gene expression patterns, or biomarkers, appear to be unique to African-American patients.

    Webinar, Join from Anywhere, Your Computer,

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