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Insulin Cost Drops to $35

Exciting news about the cost of insulin going down for Medicare enrollees. It has been shown that lupus can be a contributing factor to diabetes, either directly, through organ involvement, or indirectly, through insulin resistance. Stay healthy, everyone! https://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2020-05-26/most-medicare-enrollees-could-get-insulin-for-35-a-month https://www.rheumatologynetwork.com/lupus/lupus-independently-increases-insulin-resistance

Coffee Talk and LFSA Annual Report Update

Coffee Talk and LFSA Annual Report Update

Dear lupus patients, family members, and LFSA supporters: Due to ongoing concerns related to COVID-19 (the coronavirus), we have cancelled our Annual Open House. The Annual Report will be available online, or you can request a hard copy by calling Tyler at 520-260-9006. On Wednesday, June 3rd, 6pm-7pm, we will host our regular Coffee Talk online. Sponsors and donors are welcome to participate and interact with patients. Thank you for your support. The Zoom meeting room number for this event …

Online Coffee Talk May 20th

Online Coffee Talk May 20th

Dear southern Arizona lupus patient, You are invited to attend an online Coffee Talk lupus support group. To participate in this meeting, you will need to have a free Zoom account, which can be created here: https://zoom.us/ You will also need a computer with a microphone and camera, or a smart phone with the Zoom app installed. The next meeting will be held Wednesday, May 20th, at 6pm. Our moderator will open the meeting room a few minutes before that …

Online Coffee Talk May 6th, 2020

Online Coffee Talk May 6th, 2020

Dear southern Arizona lupus patient, You are invited to attend an online Coffee Talk lupus support group. These groups provide the opportunity to connect with and support each other, discuss timely topics like problems obtaining prescription refills, telemed experiences with your doctor’s office, and coping mechanisms you find helpful during the isolation. To participate in this meeting, you will need to have a free Zoom account, which can be created here: https://zoom.us/ You will also need a computer with a …

19th Annual Walk the Loop for Lupus – POSTPONED

19th Annual Walk the Loop for Lupus – POSTPONED

Dear southern Arizona lupus community, Many of you have been wondering about our upcoming Walk the Loop for Lupus, a fundraiser that brings hundreds of people together to celebrate and support lupus patients, their families, and the southern Arizona lupus community. Originally scheduled for April 18th, this year’s Walk the Loop for Lupus is being postponed until sometime in late September or early October, in an effort to protect everyone from the coronavirus (COVID-19) an illness that disproportionately endangers those …

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