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Our next meeting will be held on the Saturdays as listed below:- September 21 - Pharmacists from Wesley Pharmacy  September 28 - Podiatrist and Nutritionist October 12 - Guests November 16 - Guests Time: 2 to 4pmVenue: Community Hall, 60 Stamford Road, Indooroopilly Please feel free to attend the meetings. Cheers! :)
 

Dr D Bossingham rheumatologist from Cairns will be down to speak on Saturday 8th March 2014 between 2-4pm at the Community hall, 60 Stamford Road Indooroopilly

'A lifetime of Lupus' is the subject, so bring along your questions and all who are interested in learning more about Lupus.

Doctor is kindly giving his time to share his years of experience with us so don't miss this chance    Please book on 3878 9553 or 0411 263 733 sms

 

Lupus meeting Saturday October 20th 2pm at the Community Hall 60 Stamford Road Indooroopilly

Lupus meeting Saturday November 24th 2pm at the Community hall 60 Stamford Road Indooroopilly

Telephone 3878 9553  0411 263 733

 

Centenary Rocks! Festival

Seventeen Mile Rocks - July 28th

Lupus Shop Indooroopilly put up a awareness/craft stall in Centenary Rocks! Festival
at Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks on July 28th, 2012.

We thank all who had given us tremendous support. The volunteers or the community, you were all great!

 

 

#October Raffle! :)

First prize: Handcrafted wood turned lamp by Doug Bates

Second prize: Framed handcrafted silk painting

Third prize: Towel Set

Tickets available on request. 

 

...Till then,
...with love Lupus Australia Qld

 

All interested people most welcome to join Lupus Australia at 2pm at the Community Hall 60 Stamford Road Indooroopilly to both listen and bring along your questions on nutrition to Pamela Holdsworth.

Please book on 3878 9553 or 0411 263 733 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 
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Updates

US approves Lupus drug

The first new treatment for lupus in half a century has won US approval, a milestone for patients with the disabling disease and a potential blockbuster for tiny biotech company Human Genome Sciences.

Health officials cleared Benlysta for certain patients with active lupus who are receiving standard therapy. The disease causes the immune system to attack joints and organs and has proved tough to study and treat. Human Genome will split profits from the drug with GlaxoSmithKline.

The Food and Drug Administration says black patients "did not appear to respond to treatment" in clinical trials. The company will run another study to further examine safety and effectiveness in black patients to address that concern, the agency said. Benlysta's annual global sales may top $3 billion in 2015, according to Thomson Reuters consensus forecasts.

Adapted from ABC News

Lupus Booklet


A nineteen page booklet filled with stories and poems written by people who have lupus

Including a foreword written by Dr Carola G Vinuesa and Dr Matthew Cook, research scientists who are looking at the causes of lupus.

Contact us if you are interested in purchasing this interesting little book


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