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Blog | Apr. 29, 2015

Allie Gutshall: Thank You Mom!

Before lupus, Allie was fiercely independent and faced every challenge head on. She thought that would all have to change when she was diagnosed with lupus. But with the help of her mom, Allie has been able to triumph over the obstacles that come from a life with chronic illness.

Blog | Apr. 20, 2015

Why We Walk

Everyone who participates in a Walk to End Lupus Now™ does so for a different reason. But all of us are working toward a common goal: to raise funding and awareness for lupus research and education. Crystal Torres is just one of them.

Blog | Apr. 08, 2015

Find a Walk Near You!

Spring is officially here and Walk to End Lupus Now™ is in full swing. See our upcoming Walks from around the country.

Blog | Apr. 06, 2015

Savannah Knudtson: You Are Not Alone

After years of suffering from symptoms invisible to most people, Savannah Knudtson decided to start speaking out about what lupus means to her life and the lives of her loved ones. This is her story.

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

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.