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Blog | Mar. 03, 2015

Josie Pearce: Finding the Power to Stay Positive

On the outside, Josie Pearce seems like your average 17-year-old. You’d never know that just a few years ago Josie’s parents were taking her from doctor to doctor, trying to figure out why their once energetic daughter now spent days lying on the couch unable to move or attend the ballet classes she loved.

Blog | Mar. 02, 2015

Finding Help to Afford Prescription Medications

For people with chronic illnesses like lupus, affording monthly medications can be a struggle. Knowing your options can help when it comes to navigating the process of applying for funding assistance.

Blog | Feb. 17, 2015

An Update on Recent Hydroxychloroquine Shortages

When the Lupus Foundation of America became aware of a hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil®) shortage, we set out to discover the root of problem. While we still have limited information, we want to alert our constituents to the facts of the situation.

Blog | Feb. 17, 2015

Discover Your Power at Walk to End Lupus Now

With the steadily rising temperatures come the first Walk to End to Lupus Now™ events of 2015. Whether you’ve been involved for years or will be participating for the first time, these events are an incredible way to experience firsthand the power of the movement to end lupus.

Blog | Feb. 11, 2015

For Someone You Love…

How will you show your love for someone special this Valentine's Day? National board member Fran Tsimoyianis chooses to support the Lupus Foundation of America because someone she loves has lupus.

Blog | Feb. 02, 2015

Jessica and Jen: A Friendship Strengthened by Disease

Jessica Molon and Jen Strom are friends, former roommates and most importantly, they are each other’s support system. Jen has been living with lupus for more than four years and Jessica was recently diagnosed with a benign brain tumor.

Blog | Jan. 30, 2015

Q&A with Dr. Hazel L. Breland - Exercise and Lupus

February 2015 - Dr. Hazel L. Breland, PhD, OTR/L answered your questions about exercise and lupus as part of the Ask the Experts program.

Blog | Jan. 15, 2015

Alena Joyner: Story of My Life!

Alena Joyner's lupus story began roughly 8 years ago. Despite lupus, she enjoys life and refuses to be defeated by the mysterious illness.