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

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.
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.
Dallas - Join us on November 8 at Bachman Lake Park to Walk with Us to Cure Lupus! http://bit.ly/Dallas2014alr

Dallas - Join us on November 8 at Bachman Lake Park to Walk with Us to Cure Lupus! http://bit.ly/Dallas2014alr

Have you registered yet? Go to LupusWalkKC.org

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Alliance for Lupus Research

Are you or a family member employed by the Federal Government?

If you are a federal, postal, or military employee you can support the Alliance for Lupus Research by making your pledge through the 2014 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). The 2014 campaign launched on September 1 and ends December 15.

Choose the Alliance for Lupus Research CFC 37283 as the recipient of your 2014 pledge!

With your support, we continue to raise essential dollars for lupus research through the CFC program.

To learn more, please click here: http://bit.ly/ALRCFC

Washington DC - Join us for the 2014 Walk with Us to Cure Lupus Kickoff! Learn more about the 2014 Walk, hear a lupus research update on the ALR’s currently funded research, and help recognize our 2013 Team Captains and Walkers for their outstanding fundraising!

Saturday, September 20
11:30am - 2:00pm
Marriott Metro Center

RSVP by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2014DCKickoff

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Alliance for Lupus Research

After a history of pain and ultimately experiencing four grand mal seizures, Wendy Rodgers asked her doctor to test her for lupus after coming across an article that mentioned the disease. Having participated in a clinical study, she says she finds empowerment in knowing that she is able to contribute to advancements in treatments. 

Click to hear Wendy’s #FacesOfLupus message: http://bit.ly/ALRFacesWR

Chicago – Walk with Us to Cure Lupus on October 18 at Montrose Harbor:http://bit.ly/ChicagoWalk2014

This is your last chance to join the Alliance for Lupus Research at an Indianapolis Indians Game tomorrow, Friday, August 29th. Reserved Seats are $10 and $5 from every ticket will benefit the ALR to fund lupus research. Click on the image below to purchase your tickets.

Already purchase your ticket but can’t attend the game? We’ve teamed up with the Christamore House Family and Community Center and will give them any unused tickets so that their families and staff can enjoy the game with us. Please save your electronic ticket as a PDF and send to my attention at lcrouch@alr.org before noon, Friday.

Buy your tickets here: http://bit.ly/indiansgame