San Francisco – Walk with Us to Cure Lupus on October 11 at Lake Merced:http://bit.ly/SFWalk2014

NYC - Walk with Us to Cure Lupus on October 18 at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum! Click here to register: http://bit.ly/NYCwalk14

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Alliance for Lupus Research

A message from Joseph Mauriello, ALR Board of Directors member:

Click here to make a donation to fund lupus research: http://bit.ly/ALRdonate

The ALR was honored to participate in #BGCCharityDay today. Every year, BGC Partners and Cantor Fitzgerald, in conjunction with the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, commemorate friends and colleagues who perished on September 11, 2001 by distributing 100% of global revenues on Charity Day to the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund and dozens of charities around the world.

Thanks to BGC Partners for supporting lupus research and so many good causes. http://instagram.com/p/s0ZsQHImI8/

Los Angeles – Walk with Us to Cure Lupus on November 8 at Rose Bowl Stadium: http://bit.ly/LAwalk2014

Had a lot of fun at the NYC Walk Kickoff at SPiN Pong! We’ll see you on October 18th at the NYC Walk! http://bit.ly/NYCwalk14

Dr. Mary-Claire King, of the University of Washington in Seattle, is one of five scientists honored with the prestigious Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation award for her work in medical genetics. http://bit.ly/14Lasker

In addition to her contributions to the field of cancer and genetics, Dr. King is an ALR-funded scientist responsible for pioneering work in genetics and lupus. Read more about her work in lupus: http://bit.ly/ALRKing

Congratulations to Dr. King for her accomplishments in research, which have increased our knowledge and understanding of these diseases.

Looking for some fundraising ideas? Check out our A-Z Fundraising Tips for fun suggestions like this:

A is for Auctions – You can auction off anything like a prime parking space at work, babysitting services, lawn care, home cooked dinners, etc. 

Click here for more ideas to support lupus research: http://bit.ly/AZwalktips

Fitchburg, MA – We’ll see you on Sunday, November 2 at Fitchburg State University! Register now to Walk with Us to Cure Lupus:http://bit.ly/FitchburgWalk2014

Hospital for Special Surgery shares information for people with lupus about minimizing the risk of cardiovascular disease. http://bit.ly/HSSCard
Did you know that a healthy diet can greatly decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease by decreasing chances of risk factors such as hypertension and high cholesterol? Dr. Doruk Erkan, Rheumatologist, says: “Certain medications commonly prescribed to lupus patients may also cause sudden gains and losses of weight. It is important to maintain a balanced diet and to take any necessary supplements.” To learn more from Dr. Erkan about minimizing the risk of cardiovascular disease, visithttp://www.hss.edu/conditions_minimize-risk-cardiovascular-disease-lupus.asp.