I was diagnosed with lupus in 5th grade. I was walking home until I couldn’t walk anymore. My parents took me to the hospital that night. I was a healthy kid.
Lupus has manifested itself in different ways sporadically throughout my early life; I just did not know there was a name to it.
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
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
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
Hello! I am Sophia Winters and I am 52 years old. I was diagnosed with SLE when I was 17 years old...Read More
Although the cause of lupus remains unknown, there is strong evidence that genetics, epigenetics, environmental, and infectious and non-infectious factors play a role.
Fabulupus is the latest book to receive the Lupus Foundation of America seal of approval. We spoke to the authors to find out more about their motivations for writing the book. Read more!