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.
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.
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.
February 2015 - Dr. Hazel L. Breland, PhD, OTR/L answered your questions about exercise and lupus as part of the Ask the Experts program.
Alena Joyner's lupus story began roughly 8 years ago. Despite lupus, she enjoys life and refuses to be defeated by the mysterious illness.
Brittney McBath initially chose not to tell anyone about her lupus because she didn't want to be treated differently. See how Brittney transformed into a lupus activist, leading a team of walkers and speaking out for all those with lupus.
During this season of gratitude, we are so thankful for caring and passionate supporters like you.
The annual American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Scientific Meeting, a major event in the rheumatology community, is coming to an end today but our work doesn’t stop here.