Mount Kilimanjaro Climb for Lupus

Frank Zayzon Not many people know about the chronic autoimmune disease, Lupus. Lupus is a very complex disease where the autoimmune system attacks the body’s own healthy tissue. People usually only become aware of it if either they, a family member or a friend, are effected. Despite the fact that many people have been diagnosed…

United India Dinner 26 January 2018

The United Indian Associations Inc. (UIA) is an umbrella organisation representing New South Wales based Indian regional/linguistic associations. The UAI is holding an awards night on Friday 26th January 2018. All funds raised will go towards the Lupus Association of NSW.  The Lupus Association of NSW wishes to express our appreciation for the support of…

Could you have what Selena Gomez has?

US singer Selena Gomez has revealed she underwent a kidney transplant as a result of lupus. She revealed her battle with the disease back in 2015, and took a break from her career last year to deal with anxiety and depression stemming from her diagnosis. Here’s a little bit more about the condition. [Article originally…

World Lupus Day

World Lupus Day Messages Reach Millions of People around the Globe World Lupus Day 2017 was a big success.  The hashtag #WorldLupusDay generated 44.5 million impressions.  More than 6,200 individuals made 14,300 posts on social media during World Lupus Day.  A search on Google returned more than 4.000 web pages with references to World Lupus…

Inactivity, Isolation and Impact on Daily Life are Top Concerns for People Living with Lupus

World Lupus Federation issues global report for World Lupus Day highlighting the life-altering effects of lupus and the challenges people with lupus face every day. WASHINGTON, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Almost half (43%) of people living with lupus responding to a recent poll* indicated that they worry the most about physical inactivity and social isolation…