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Blog | Jun. 24, 2015

Amy Dauphinais: Conducting Life around Lupus

As a high school teacher and conductor, Amy has had to adapt to her disease on the days when she can’t even hold a baton and finds comfort in a strong support system.

Blog | Jun. 02, 2015

Rudy Villamar: Lupus isn’t Just a Women’s Disease

Though an estimated 90 percent of people with lupus are women, it is a disease that can affect anyone regardless of gender, age or race. When Rudy Villamar was diagnosed with lupus two years ago, he didn’t know anything about it. Watch Rudy has to say about a life with lupus.

Blog | May. 20, 2015

Mahlia Mahdi: Finding Her Voice

Mahlia was diagnosed with lupus at just 8-years-old. Now 11, she is finally starting to speak up about her disease, starting with her participation in the Lupus Foundation of America's new KNOW LUPUS public service announcements.

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.