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General News | Aug. 22, 2016

Mortality in Lupus: The Untold Story

We need accurate statistics on the incidence and prevalence of lupus and its associated rate of mortality and a much more robust public and private lupus research effort on lupus.

Podcasts | Sep. 16, 2015

End-stage Renal Disease Incidence Among Newly Diagnosed Lupus Patients

Dr. Laura Plantinga of Emory University discusses data from a study of end-stage renal disease among newly diagnosed lupus patients.

Research News | Jun. 17, 2014

Study Shows American Indian and Alaska Native Populations Have a High Risk for Lupus

Additional data from the CDC National Lupus Patient Registry project demonstrates 
that lupus is a widespread disease with a significant impact.

Research News | Jan. 09, 2014

New Tool Helps to Ensure Better Representation of Minorities in Future Lupus Quality of Life Studies

Researchers now have a cost effective tool to help them better understand the burden of disease among populations at high risk for developing lupus. Learn more.

General News | Oct. 24, 2013

Black Women Develop Lupus at Younger Age with More Life-Threatening Complications

There are substantial racial disparities in the burden of lupus, according to initial data from the largest and most far-reaching epidemiology study ever conducted on the disease lupus. New data from two registries, part of the National Lupus Patient Registry (NLPR), also reveal that black females disproportionately are burdened by lupus, a devastating and complicated autoimmune disease.

Research News | Oct. 17, 2013

New Review Summarizes the Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke Among People with Lupus

A new study summarizes the best available evidence regarding the risk of heart disease and stroke among people with lupus.

Podcasts | Nov. 08, 2011

Study Finds Black Women Have Higher Incidence of Lupus than Previously Known

Dr. S. Sam Lim of Emery University School of Medicine discusses the Georgia Lupus Registry which found black women have a significantly higher incidence of lupus than most reports in the scientific literature.

Video | Feb. 15, 2011

Racial and Gender Differences in Lupus Epidemiology

Dr. Joseph McCune of the University of Michigan discusses preliminary data from the Michigan Lupus Registry and how this epidemiology study will help advance lupus research and treatment.


Events

Sep. 15, 2016 5:00 pm | Chipotle Mexican Grill

Night Out for Lupus!

We invite you to join us at Chipotle for a night out for lupus! Bring along your friends and family to celebrate the upcoming Walk to End Lupus Now in Miami – Florida’s largest lupus walk!

Sep. 10, 2016 9:30 am | Children's Services Council

Coping with Lupus Seminar

Join us for this seminar with Robert H.Phillips, Ph.D., founder and director of the Center for Coping, author of the Coping with Lupus and Lupus Q&A books and a liscensed psychologist as he addresses important questions one might have and offers practical coping strategies to help those with lupus live their lives to the fullest.

Nov. 22, 2016 7:15 pm | Teleconference

Stress Management

Join us to learn how to optimize your health with evidence based tools.

Oct. 04, 2016 7:00 pm | Teleconference

Lupus & Dental Health

Join us to learn about how dental health relates to lupus and managing symptoms.

Sep. 14, 2016 7:00 pm | Teleconference

Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Take charge of your daily life through proper disease management, communication, and positive lifestyle changes.

Aug. 31, 2016 7:00 pm | Teleconference

Lupus and the Bones: Diagnosing & Treating Osteoporosis

Learn more about bone density, how osteoporosis is diagnosed, and the most common treatments.

Sep. 07, 2016 7:00 pm | Chipotle

Night Out for Lupus!

We invite you to join us at Chipotle for a night out for lupus! Bring along your friends and family to celebrate the upcoming Walk to End Lupus Now in Miami – Florida’s largest lupus walk!

Jun. 14, 2016 6:30 pm | Baptist Health Resource Center

Miami/Dade Lupus Support Group (Doral)

Jun. 14, 2016 7:00 pm | Highland Regional Library

North Florida Lupus Support Group (Jacksonville)

Oct. 22, 2016 5:00 pm | Marlins Park

Walk to End Lupus Now Miami

Join us at Marlins Park for 2016 Walk to End Lupus Now! Come and spend your afternoon at the ballpark while helping us raise awareness!

Mar. 03, 2016 7:00 pm | Teleconference

Lupus and the Kidneys: Ask the Experts

This educational teleconference will address complications, medical evaluation and treatment as it relates to kidney involvement in lupus.

Feb. 20, 2016 10:00 am | Nova Southeastern University

Living Well with Lupus Seminar Orlando

Please join us for our Living Well with Lupus Seminar in Orlando.

Jun. 05, 2016 4:00 pm—Jul. 05, 2016 12:00 am | Palm Beach Zoo

Walk to End Lupus Now Palm Beach Donation Deadline

Thank you Palm Beach for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until July 5 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

May. 21, 2016 3:00 pm—Jun. 21, 2016 6:30 pm | Lake Eola Park

Walk to End Lupus Now Orlando Donation Deadline

Thank you Orlando for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until June 21 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

Mar. 13, 2016 4:00 pm—Apr. 13, 2016 6:30 pm | Riverside Arts Market

Walk to End Lupus Now Jacksonville Donation Deadline

Thank you Jacksonville for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until April 13 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

Nov. 14, 2015 2:00 pm—Dec. 14, 2015 12:00 am | Wickham Park

Walk to End Lupus Now Central Florida Donation Deadline

Thank you for Melbourne for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until December 14 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

Oct. 25, 2015 3:00 pm—Nov. 30, 2015 12:00 am | Marlins Park

Walk to End Lupus Now South Florida Fall Donation Deadline

Thank you for Miami for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until November 30 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

Nov. 15, 2014 10:30 am | Physicians Regional Medical Center, Palm Dining Room

Southwest Florida Lupus Support Group (Naples)

Nov. 12, 2014 7:00 pm | Memorial Regional Hospital South Conf. Room 4

East Broward Lupus Support Group (Hollywood)

Nov. 02, 2016 6:30 pm | Kansas City | Springfield, MO

Lupus 101: The Basics

Still unsure of your knowledge of lupus? Dr. Anne Winkler and Dr. Julian Magadan provide a basic understanding of lupus in this Lupus 101 Workshop

Oct. 17, 2015 | Wichita

Lupus Conference