LFA-REAL will address major challenges in lupus treatment and disease management, and has the potential to greatly improve medical care and quality of life for people living with lupus.
The best part about warm weather is our renewed ability to enjoy outdoor activities. However, it’s best not to jump right into a rigorous exercise program. This is a good time to ease your body into the idea of working out. Learn key tools that all people with lupus should know about exercise.
Lupus in the kidneys, also known as nephritis, can be difficult. Dr. Joan T. Merrill, Lupus Foundation of America's Medical Director, explains the risk for lupus in the kidneys, current treatment options, and hope for the future.
Sandra C. Raymond, President and CEO of Lupus Foundation of America, was featured on BioCentury This Week to speak about lupus and the Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP). Watch now!
Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014. While this funding brings some good news in the fight against lupus, the Act only restores some of the money to the NIH that was previously cut through the automatic spending reductions (sequestration).
In 2011, Bonnie and Todd Kassel learned their 12-year-old daughter Taylor was diagnosed with lupus nephritis. Their angst transformed into lupus awareness, advocacy and action. Read more.
This valuable tool will help doctors prevent atherosclerosis, a life-threatening complication of lupus.
Results from a small pilot study provide hope that lupus disease activity can be suppressed in children with lupus. Read more.