When Lisa Walters was diagnosed with lupus last month, she didn’t expect to feel relieved. But after eight years and around 50 doctors, Lisa had rarely left an appointment feeling satisfied with the answers she received about why she was experiencing painful symptoms. Read about her journey to diagnosis and the importance of never giving up.
Brittney McBath initially chose not to tell anyone about her lupus because she didn't want to be treated differently. See how Brittney transformed into a lupus activist, leading a team of walkers and speaking out for all those with lupus.
Today’s sessions will focus on pediatric lupus and biomarkers, including a Foundation-funded research program about pediatric lupus in South Africa. Learn more!
The Lupus Foundation of America announced four grants that will allow lupus investigators to continue critical lupus research. Another grant will be used to develop a groundbreaking diagnostic tool for children with lupus-related kidney inflammation, or lupus nephritis.
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.
Bonding through lupus diagnosis and shared challenges, experiences
A new medical education curriculum to help medical professionals make early diagnosis of lupus has been unveiled by representatives of The Lupus Initiative in Washington, DC.