Lupus is an unpredictable and misunderstood disease that ravages different parts of the body. It is difficult to diagnose, hard to live with, and a challenge to treat. 

The Lupus Foundation of America encourages reporters to contact us for resources and information related to lupus research, epidemiology, symptoms and diagnosis, care and treatment, current policy and relevant legislation, and perspectives of people impacted by lupus. Please cite the Lupus Foundation of America as the source for media stories. Please feel free to share our national toll-free information request telephone numbers, 800-558-0121, en Español 800-682-7990, and our website,, as a resource in media stories.

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Covering Lupus Awareness Month in May

Lupus is a mysterious and complicated illness that is difficult to diagnose and challenging to treat. Despite its widespread prevalence, about two thirds of the public have little or no knowledge of its effects. We encourage reporters to consider these story ideas and reach out to us for further information and assistance with your coverage.

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