"My 1st walk was very overwhelming and emotional; last year was better meeting others with lupus and raising funds for a good cause."
This month, two New York-based organizations, the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) and the Lupus Research Institute (LRI), announced that they will merge.
"I went from being a very active normal teenage girl to quickly being very sick for no apparent reason. I was severely anemic with inflammation, a rash, joint pain, headaches, and frequent infections."
"About 4 years ago I started having joint pains all over my body. I had no idea what was causing it and attempted to fix it by attending yoga classes."
Sam Sylk participated in the television game show, "Let's Ask America," and raised over $10,000 for the Greater Ohio Chapter.
Jasvinder Singh, M.D., a prominent researcher in rheumatic disease, has been awarded a $1.5 million, three year grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute for lupus research.
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"The diagnosis was devastating for me. I loved to be in the sun and be outside whenever I wanted to be."