Earlier this month, the Lupus Foundation of America was honored to play a role in the launch of Geek & Sundry’s Twitch.tv channel. Read more about the event that raised more than $160,000 for lupus research and awareness programs and how you can host your own fundraiser.
Chris Joyner always looked up to his sister Dawn. Their shared love of music helped Chris become a professional musician but her life with lupus inspired him to write a song about her struggles. Read more.
Have fun, get moving, and improve balance through dancing.
On the outside, Josie Pearce seems like your average 17-year-old. You’d never know that just a few years ago Josie’s parents were taking her from doctor to doctor, trying to figure out why their once energetic daughter now spent days lying on the couch unable to move or attend the ballet classes she loved.
Ask The Experts: Sharon Mack, Health Educator for the Lupus Foundation of America, provides helpful tips and advice about caring for a loved one with lupus while caring for yourself.
With the steadily rising temperatures come the first Walk to End to Lupus Now™ events of 2015. Whether you’ve been involved for years or will be participating for the first time, these events are an incredible way to experience firsthand the power of the movement to end lupus.
At the 2014 American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting, Dr. Sara K. Tedesch presented her study on the relationship between lupus activity prior to getting pregnant and during pregnancy. The Lupus Foundation of America conducted a Q&A with Dr. Tedeschi about her study.
Jessica Molon and Jen Strom are friends, former roommates and most importantly, they are each other’s support system. Jen has been living with lupus for more than four years and Jessica was recently diagnosed with a benign brain tumor.