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Blog | Mar. 06, 2014

Lupus in the Kidney: What are the risks and what can be done about it?

Lupus in the kidneys, also known as nephritis, can be difficult. Dr. Joan T. Merrill, Lupus Foundation of America's Medical Director, explains the risk for lupus in the kidneys, current treatment options, and hope for the future.

Blog | Mar. 04, 2014

Why I Walk? For TEAM BRAVERLY

Read Cristina Toro's inspiring story about her life with lupus and how her daughter helped motivate her to take part in the Walk to End Lupus Now™

Blog | Feb. 18, 2014

Finding the Energy to Play

Cindy Coney, a nationally recognized speaker and former national board chair of the Lupus Foundation of America, draws from her own personal experience about how to find energy to play while living with lupus.

Blog | Feb. 18, 2014

Painting a Picture of Lupus—Why you are the Artist That Matters Most

A bird’s eye view of lupus research from the Lupus Foundation of America’s Education and Research Department

Blog | Feb. 18, 2014

Excited About Funding Increases? Not So fast.

Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014. While this funding brings some good news in the fight against lupus, the Act only restores some of the money to the NIH that was previously cut through the automatic spending reductions (sequestration).

Blog | Feb. 12, 2014

Walk to End Lupus Now - February and March

Springs walks are starting soon! Join us at one of our events this February and March.

Blog | Feb. 05, 2014

Efforts Underway to Expand Racial and Ethnic Inclusion in Future Lupus Research Studies

Information about burden of disease and quality of life will help guide policy, program and investment decisions to solve the cruel mystery of lupus.

Blog | Feb. 04, 2014

The Kassel Family Steps Up and Makes a Big Difference

In 2011, Bonnie and Todd Kassel learned their 12-year-old daughter Taylor was diagnosed with lupus nephritis. Their angst transformed into lupus awareness, advocacy and action. Read more.