Studies Focus on Advancing Research and Improving Quality of Life for People With Lupus.
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.
Professional Soccer Player and Olympic Gold Medalist Shannon Boxx Scores New Goal As Lupus Awareness
The Lupus Foundation of America’s Summer Issue of Lupus Now® Magazine highlights Shannon Boxx' journey as a professional soccer player living with lupus.