Dr. Laura Plantinga of Emory University discusses data from a study of end-stage renal disease among newly diagnosed lupus patients.
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Additional data from the CDC National Lupus Patient Registry project demonstrates that lupus is a widespread disease with a significant impact.
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.
On May 20th, Put on Purple™ to show your support for the millions of people affected by lupus. It’s an easy way to raise awareness about this cruel and mysterious disease. Learn more by visiting lupusfl.org/pages/put-on-purple and submit your photos!
Join us for a night of raising awareness and fun as the Miami Marlins strike out lupus against the Arizona Diamondbacks!
Great Give Palm Beach & Martin Counties is a 24-hour online giving event led by the Community Foundation for Palm Beach County, United Way of Palm Beach County and United Way of Martin County designed to raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in a single day.
Join us to learn about the effects of thyroid disorders and function and their relationship to lupus.
This educational teleconference will address complications, medical evaluation and treatment as it relates to kidney involvement in lupus.
Please join us for our Living Well with Lupus Seminar in Orlando.
Join us at the Palm Beach Zoo as we Walk to End Lupus Now and raise awareness and funds for those suffering from lupus.
Join us for our inagural Walk to End Lupus Now in Orlando. Come spend the afternoon with us to raise awareness and much needed funds for those suffering from the cruel mystery of lupus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Join us to discuss the importance of the role a Primary Care Physician plays in ensuring quality care to patients 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