Lupus

Lupus

Lupus Canada

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Research
Community education/development
Policy development
Support group/peer support

National voluntary organization dedicated to improving the lives of people living with lupus through advocacy, education, public awareness, support and research. Website notes that women are three times more likely than men to suffer from lupus.

Primary Telephone: 
905-513-0004
Email Address: 
info@lupuscanada.org
Fax Number: 
905-513-9516
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-661-1468
Street Address: 
3555 14th Avenue, Unit #3
City: 
Markham
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L3R 0H5
Country: 
Canada

Lupus

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
womenshealth.gov (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)
Publication Date: 
2009

Provides easy-to-understand information about lupus in women, including the ethnic differences in its incidence: African American women are three times more likely to get lupus than white women and tend to develop lupus at a younger age and have more severe symptoms than white women. Notes that lupus is also more common in Hispanic/Latina, Asian, and Native American women.  

Order Information: 
Available online.

Lupus: everything you need to know

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Robert G. Lahita
Robert Phillips
Publisher: 
Avery Publishing Group
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Garden City Park, NY

Provides clear and concise information about lupus for both patients and their families.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0895298333
WOMH.L34 1998
Notes: 
Includes index.

The lupus handbook for women: up-to-date information on understanding and managing the disease which affects 1 in 500 women

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Robin Dibner
Carol Colman
Publisher: 
Fireside
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides information to help understand lupus, its diagnosis, and the treatment options.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0671790315
WOMH.L85 1994
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Lupus Ontario

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to offer current educational materials to members and the public, promote awareness of lupus, and raise funds for research.

Primary Telephone: 
905-415-1099
Email Address: 
lupusontario@bellnet.ca
Fax Number: 
905-415-9874
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-240-1099
Street Address: 
211-590 Alden Rd
City: 
Markham
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L3R 8N2

Lupus New Brunswick

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to offer current educational materials to members and the public, promote awareness of lupus, and raise funds for research.

Primary Telephone: 
506-384-6227
Email Address: 
lupus@fundy.net
Fax Number: 
506-384-6227
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-303-8080
Street Address: 
23-13 Ivan Crt
City: 
Moncton
Province: 
New Brunswick
Postal/ZIP Code: 
E1C 8T3

Lupus PEI

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to offer current educational materials to members and the public, promote awareness of lupus, and raise funds for research.

Primary Telephone: 
902-892-3875
Email Address: 
bargri@pei.sympatico.ca
Fax Number: 
902-626-3585
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 23002
City: 
Charlottetown
Province: 
Prince Edward Island
Postal/ZIP Code: 
C1E 1Z6

Lupus Society of Nova Scotia

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to offer current educational materials to members and the public, promote awareness of lupus, and raise funds for research.

Primary Telephone: 
902-425-0358
Email Address: 
lupussocietyns@medscape.ca
Fax Number: 
902-798-0772
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-394-0125
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 38038
City: 
Dartmouth
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3B 1X2

Lupus Newfoundland and Labrador

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Provides support to people affected by lupus, promotes education and awareness of lupus and supports advances in research and in the treatment of lupus.

Primary Telephone: 
709-368-8130
Email Address: 
lupusnfld@nl.rogers.com
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 8121
Addt'l Street Address: 
Stn. A
City: 
St. John's
Province: 
Newfoundland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
A1B 3M9

BC Lupus Society

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms an organization that works to provide education and support to people affected by lupus, to create awareness of lupus, and to support advances in the treatment and research.

Primary Telephone: 
604-714-5564
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@bclupus.org
Street Address: 
200-1645 West 7th Ave
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6J 1S4
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