It’s World Lupus Day!

We at LUPUS EUROPE wish you all a great World Lupus Day, full of hope and awareness! For this we have created a little animated video about LUPUS EUROPE. Please feel free to share! [wpvideo ILoguQxs] We would also like to repost a video made a couple of years ago about the importance of World […]

Virtual congress

  The non-profit organisation ClAIR which groups lupus, arthritis and scleroderma associations (among them our French-speaking Belgian member) is organising a virtual congress from tomorrow, 30th March 2018, to 13th April included. LUPUS EUROPE will have a virtual stand in the congress.  For more information, please see the press release: virtual congress CLAIR The congress is […]

PARE conference review

LUPUS EUROPE was present once again at this year’s PARE conference, which was held from 16th-18th February in Brussels. PARE provides an opportunity to meet with other patient organisations who are members of the PARE network, to hear the latest updates on some of the programmes, to influence PARE’s priorities for the next year, and […]

LUPUS EUROPE needs you!

  LUPUS EUROPE is the organisation that brings 26 national lupus groups from all over Europe together.  To better include all countries in its activities and work, it is opening up a number of interesting volunteering opportunities for members of our national groups. There is no need to be a Lupus Expert, all that is […]

LUPUS EUROPE becomes first associate member of SLEuro

LUPUS EUROPE BECOMES FIRST ASSOCIATE MEMBER OF SLEuro, the European Lupus Society We are very proud to announce that LUPUS EUROPE has just become the first Associate member of SLEuro, the European Lupus Society. SLEuro is a voluntary and non-political association with social and philanthropic purposes that promotes scientific research and information with regard to […]

ERN survey on awareness and knowledge of clinical practice guidelines

An ERN (European Reference Network) ReCONNET Survey on awareness and knowledge of Clinical Practice Guidelines in rare and complex connective tissue disorders will be open until 10th February 2018. These surveys provide vital information to the doctors and researchers setting guidelines for our care. This survey can be filled in by patients or their families […]

Convention summary

The LUPUS EUROPE annual convention has just come to a close. Hosted in Milan by Lupus Italy on the occasion of their 30thanniversary, the convention was an inspiring event centred around the theme of “pain, fatigue and stress”, with Dr Chiara Tani as a key note speaker. Benefitting from the Italian Lupus Clinic experience, we […]

Sara’s first year

My first year with Lupus Europe – Sara Badreh Sara was elected to LUPUS EUROPE’s Board of trustees last October. Here is how she describes her first 8 months as a LUPUS EUROPE trustee: After an induction with the various trustees and learning more about LUPUS EUROPE in general, my first big conference was the […]

London Marathon 2017

Some great news from Lupus UK – Janine, LUPUS UK National Office, organised 5 Runners in the Virgin London Marathon, 23rd April, with £4,290 being raised for LUPUS EUROPE. THANK YOU for your great work, Janine! Pictured below are Ed and Charlotte. Well done to you both and the other runners! For more information on […]

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7 days ago
LUPUS EUROPE

We have exciting news!!!

Lupus Europe keeps growing! Sara Badreh has now joined our team as the Patient Advisory Network (PAN) coordinator!
We are very excited to be working with Sara; you can read more about her in our newsflash!

What is the PAN?

At LUPUS EUROPE we believe that patients have great potential to be an added value in research and development. That's why we invest in training and have created our PAN: trained patients involved in research projects with organisations like EULAR, the European SLE Society and ERN Reconnet.

The PAN is formed by 25-30 trained and energised patients, experienced in living with #lupus, appointed by LUPUS EUROPE to act as liaison and resource to value-adding scientific projects, clinical trials and other research related to lupus. They also had an active role in #LUPUS2022!

The PAN also connects the patient community to the scientific community by providing prompt, reliable and consistent advice and support from the very initial stages of research all the way to effective access through treatment plan

Do you want to see what it is like to be part of the PAN? In this video, Francesca shares her insight

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Do you want to be part of this amazing team?

If the answer is "YES”, e-mail zoe@lupus-europe.org and find out more about it. No previous knowledge needed!

Don't miss our Newsflash, where our Chair, Jeanette Andersen, introduces Sara Badreh, talks about her background and her role in Lupus Europe.
Welcome to the team Sara!

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1 week ago
LUPUS EUROPE

Remember!

Our #kicklupus competition is running! Get your chance to attend our #lupusconvention and see firsthand all that we are doing for the European #lupus community!

All you have to do is tell us how volunteering for a lupus organisation has helped you changed your life. Send your testimonial (drawing, short/long text, song... any format is valid!) to zoe@lupus-europe.org.

As our Chair, Jeanette Andersen says, you can do it in your own language!
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1 week ago
LUPUS EUROPE

Comorbidity occurs when a person has more than one disease or condition at the same time. 2 of the most frequent comorbidities in #SLE are cardiovascular diseases and infection.
Prevention is key.

As per Dr. Angela Tincani says, "don't be worried because you have a higher risk than the general population. Take action to prevent it because there are several effective strategies:
- Stop smoking
- Have a healthy diet
- Do exercise
- Follow what your Dr. says.

Learn more about prevention and lupus here:

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2 weeks ago
LUPUS EUROPE

Remember that next Wednesday, 18th January, at 17:00 CET (i.e. Paris time), we will be able to learn the latest data on #fatigue in #SLE thanks to Prof. Arnaud and Lou Kawka.

Don't miss this amazing ERN RECONNET webinar and register now!

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