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Blog | Apr. 01, 2015

Q&A with Sharon Mack - Understanding & Managing the Stress of Caregiving

April 2015 - Sharon Mack, Health Educator for the Lupus Foundation of America, provides helpful tips and advice about caring for a loved one with lupus while caring for yourself as part of the Ask the Experts program.

Blog | Mar. 17, 2015

Let’s Play Together and Raise Money for Lupus Foundation of America

Earlier this month, the Lupus Foundation of America was honored to play a role in the launch of Geek & Sundry’s Twitch.tv channel. Read more about the event that raised more than $160,000 for lupus research and awareness programs and how you can host your own fundraiser.

Blog | Mar. 16, 2015

Chris and Dawn Joyner: Siblings Bound by Music

Chris Joyner always looked up to his sister Dawn. Their shared love of music helped Chris become a professional musician but her life with lupus inspired him to write a song about her struggles. Read more.

Blog | Mar. 03, 2015

Increasing Federal Support for Lupus Research

This year, the Lupus Foundation of America is implementing numerous projects to achieve our goals to increase federal support for lupus research and services to benefit people with lupus, their families and caregivers. Find out more about two of our exciting endeavors in this letter from our CEO, Sandra C. Raymond.

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.