Additional data from the CDC National Lupus Patient Registry project demonstrates that lupus is a widespread disease with a significant impact.
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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.
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.
A new study summarizes the best available evidence regarding the risk of heart disease and stroke among people with lupus.
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.
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.
See what people are doing in your community to raise awareness this May for Lupus. Together we can create a future with no lupus. Do you have an event planned benefitting LFAFL, email us at email@example.com and we will add it!
Visit our Lupus Awareness Month page to find out how you can raise awareness this May and encourage others to do the same.
The Lupus Advocate Bureau’s (LAB) mission is to raise the awareness of lupus by sharing personal stories and accurate information about lupus and the Lupus Foundation of America (LFAFL) to targeted audiences in Florida.
Join us for the largest lupus educational seminar series in Florida. This comprehensive event will cover a variety of topics and the latest lupus advancements.
We offer an extensive variety of programs, services and resources for people living with lupus, including family members, caregivers and other members of their support systems
Make your voice heard by joining the hundreds of lupus activists from across the country on Capitol Hill to tell your story.
Join us for a fun afternoon as we raise awareness for lupus at our second annual Walk to End Lupus Now in Melbourne!
Join us for South Florida Walk to End Lupus Now at our new location at Marlins Park! Pease join us as we rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.
Our support groups encourage and accept people as they are and provide a comfortable learning environment to help attendees develop the best coping strategies to reduce stress that often accompanies living with lupus.
Online support groups are moderated by trained facilitators and are offered several times a month in the chat room of our online community