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Apr. 01, 2016 7:00 pm—May. 31, 2016 7:00 pm

May 2016 - Lupus Awareness Month

Research shows that nearly two-thirds of the public knows little or nothing about lupus. You can help change that.

Apr. 05, 2016—Dec. 13, 2016

Ask the Experts - Teleconference Series

Learn about lupus from the comfort of your home. Register Today!

Apr. 20, 2016—Oct. 28, 2016

Local Lupus Meeting - Quad Cities

Receive the support you need: share feelings, exchange information, develop skills, problem solve, and make decisions all within a safe and friendly environment. Join others like you who live with lupus.

Apr. 21, 2016—Oct. 20, 2016

Local Lupus Meeting - Cedar Rapids

Receive the support you need: share feelings, exchange information, develop skills, problem solve, and make decisions all within a safe and friendly environment. Join others like you who live with lupus.

Apr. 30, 2016

2016 Walk to End Lupus Now Cedar Rapids

When you take part in a Lupus Foundation of America's Walk to End Lupus Now™, you experience firsthand the power of the movement to end lupus. Join us in Cedar Rapids to raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus, and rally public support for the estimated 1.5 million Americans who suffer from its brutal impact.


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Feb. 06, 2016

2016 Year of the Patient

Lupus has manifested itself in different ways sporadically throughout my early life; I just did not know there was a name to it.

Jan. 29, 2016

2016 Year of The Patient

Both of my parents emigrated from Greece. They had an arranged marriage, and had never even met until the week before their marriage. Only Greek was spoken in our home. Read More

Jan. 20, 2016

2016 Year of the Patient

As a college student at the University of Iowa, I felt I had the world at my doorstep. I was very involved in academic and extra-curricular activities and held leadership positions in my sorority. Read More

Jan. 13, 2016

2016 Year of the Patient

It’s been a long tough road, and as someone who has struggled for much of my life with a serious illness, my biggest thrill is that, today, I’m able to accomplish many of my goals. Read More

Jan. 05, 2016

2016 Year of the Patient

Hello! I am Sophia Winters and I am 52 years old. I was diagnosed with SLE when I was 17 years old...Read More