The Lupus Foundation of America, Oklahoma Chapter is part of a national force devoted to solving the cruel mystery of lupus while providing caring support to those who suffer from its brutal impact. We work with local health professionals and volunteers to provide information and programs to ensure people with lupus and their families get answers and health professionals know about new means to diagnose and manage the disease.
With the help of informed volunteers and committed supporters, we conduct activities to increase awareness of lupus, we rally support for those who are affected by lupus and advocate on their behalf, and we raise money to support research and education programs so everyone affected by lupus can have an improved quality of life. Lupus Foundation of America.
What We Do
Lupus is a complex disease that requires a comprehensive strategy. Across the nation, we bring together all stakeholders with an interest in lupus to:
Drive Research that Advances the Science and Medicine of Lupus
Lead groundbreaking research initiatives, fund innovative studies, and advocate for increased public and private investment in lupus research to advance the science and medicine of lupus;
Educate and Support People with Lupus and Their Healthcare Providers
Translate research findings into useful programs, information, and tools for people with lupus, and ensure health professionals are armed with the latest knowledge on diagnosing, treating and caring for individuals with lupus.
Advocate on Behalf of Everyone Affected by Lupus
Conduct outreach efforts to increase public understanding of lupus, and share stories of those who suffer from the disease to rally public support to join the fight to end lupus and provide caring support to people with lupus, their families and their caregivers, and help guide them through the complexities of living with lupus.
Help Us Solve The Cruel Mystery!
If you join the fight, we will not have to concede victory to this terrible disease. With your support and involvement, we will be able to solve the cruel mystery of lupus in our lifetime and end its devastating impact on millions of lives.
About Our Programs and Services
The Lupus Foundation of America convenes lupus experts, implements strategies, provides resources, and rallies support nationwide to help solve the cruel mystery of lupus.
Our national research program, Bringing Down the Barriers™, aggressively seeks to advance the science and medicine of lupus. We convene experts from many medical specialties to identify the most urgent scientific challenges, and aggressively pursue an agenda to find answers to the most difficult questions.
Education & Support
We are here to listen, provide answers, and give caring support to people with lupus. Our network of National Health Educators answer questions, provide tools, resources, and referrals to doctors who treat lupus, and help guide individuals and their families affected by lupus toward a better quality of life.
We advocate on behalf of all people with lupus, their families, and the health professionals who care for them. We educate government officials and industry leaders on the urgent need to expand public and private investment in lupus research, education programs, and support services.