Jan. 02, 2014

Charlotte Observer: Charlotte lupus summit features nationally known speaker, author

By Karen Garloch
Posted: Monday, Dec. 30, 2013

It has been about 30 years since Cindy Coney was diagnosed with lupus. She was in her 20s and newly married.

“I went through the wild roller coaster of emotions that anyone would … but I absolutely refused to let lupus be the central focus of my life. I choose every single day to live life fully.”

Today at 58, Coney is a nationally known speaker, author and immediate past chairwoman of the Lupus Foundation of America. Despite taking multiple medicines to cope with the mysterious and misunderstood autoimmune disease, she tries every day to help other people with lupus learn to manage their illness.

Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/12/30/4576532/charlotte-lupus-summit-features.html

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