Receiving the diagnosis of lupus can be a stressful or frightening moment for both the patient and the family. It is important to realize that help is available and you are not alone. Whether you or your loved one just received a diagnosis of lupus or have been living with it for a long time—we are here to help you live better with lupus now and in the years ahead. We have listed below the many ways in which we can help you solve the cruel mystery of lupus. You can also fill out our online lupus navigator request form to have a lupus navigator contact you directly.
People with lupus often feel alone with their disease and the everyday struggles that the disease brings to their lives, especially during times when the disease is active. The philosophy of LFA support groups is to provide a warm and caring environment where people with lupus, their family members, caregivers, and loved ones can share their experiences, methods of coping, and insights into living with this chronic illness
The chapter maintains lists of lupus aware physicians. We do not offer referrals nor do we make recommendations. Our lists are provided as a convenience in finding physicians which are aware of the issues unique to those with Lupus.
We are proud to offer a toll free information line to people living with lupus, their family, friends and caregivers in the state of Florida. Our trained lupus navigators can answer questions and direct you to local resources.
In addition to the support and services our chapter provides, we maintain a list of resources and other helpful organizations to support you and help you live better.
We offer an extensive variety of educational programs, services and resources for the general public and people living with lupus, including family members, caregivers and other members of their support systems.
Connect with others living with lupus and caregivers in a way that meets your personal preferences.
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The Lupus Foundation of America’s award-winning magazine, Lupus Now, is published three times a year. This full-color, 48-page magazine is the only publication of its kind in the country, and offers information on all aspects of lupus, with tips and advice for living your best life.