A bird’s eye view of lupus research from the Lupus Foundation of America’s Education and Research Department
News & Stories
When children have lupus, they hurt. And when a child hurts, parents hurt, too. Read on for tips on supporting your child with lupus.
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.
Children with lupus may have a higher risk for developing cancer – especially blood cancers such as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and leukemia – compared to children without lupus.
Ask the Expert: Mr. Paul DelPonte from National Alliance for Caregiving discusses the caregiving and lupus.
For many young people with lupus, the transition to caring for themselves as adults is challenging.
Dr. Emily von Scheven of the University of California at San Francisco discusses the challenges of caring for a child with lupus.
Many experience changing dynamics in their relationship when a loved one is handed a lupus diagnosis.
How 504 Plans and IEPs Can Help Children With Lupus Succeed in School
As a member of the design team on the popular series Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Eduardo Xol helps improve the lives of a family in need every week for ABC TV. Off camera, Xol is helping his sister cope with lupus.
Keeping track of your medications, and taking them correctly, can feel overwhelming. Learn more about how to get the most out of your medications.
Lupus: Ask the Experts is a series of live educational teleconferences on a variety of topics designed to provide you with important information about living with lupus. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from some of the world's leading lupus experts from the comfort and privacy of your home!
Please join us whether you are a patient, caregiver, or anyone who wants to learn more about lupus.
Feel empowered to advocate for yourself on a social and political level to overcome healthcare barriers.
The Heartland Chapter’s Summer Jam Youth Retreat is the only LFA-sponsored camp in the country for young women with lupus.
Lupus Support Group Meeting Dates in Illinois for February 2014.
Register today for this empowering day! Let's take lupus from a whisper to a shout!
Be part of the Lupus Foundation of America’s Walk to End Lupus Now™ event — America’s largest lupus walk Register Start a Team Donate
Our Annual Lupus Symposium in Augusta has moved to March 22, 2014!
Our Social Butterfly group is a non-mediated, casual gathering where lupies and/or their loved ones can gather to talk, get to know one another, share stories, and make friends. Sometimes it helps to share your experiences with people who really "get it"! *Groups also meet in American Fork, and St. George. Follow Link for more information.
Questions about coping with Lupus? Sign up today!