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Are there any birth control methods that should be avoided if I have lupus?

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If I have lupus, can I still breastfeed my baby?

Can clinical depression be caused by the effects of lupus on the brain?

Are flu and pneumonia vaccines safe if I have lupus?

If I have lupus, should I get the shingles vaccine?

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As a caregiver, how do I handle the unpredictability of lupus?

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What happens if I leave my lupus untreated?

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Are weight control programs safe for people with lupus?

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Should a person with lupus eat fruit and vegetable juices if they don't have an appetite, or am too nauseated to eat whole foods?

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What can I do about the weight gain from prednisone?

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Is lupus a fatal disease?

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News & Stories

Blog | Apr. 15, 2014

Making a Positive Impact with Mom by My Side

Read Aiden's story about her life with lupus and how she couldn't have gone through this experience without the help from her mom.

Blog | Apr. 15, 2014

How to Prepare for Surgery When you Have Lupus

There are many things that can be done prior to elective surgery, to increase the possibility of a safe outcome.

Blog | Apr. 15, 2014

Caregivers, You Are Not Alone

Sharon Mack, Health Educator for the Lupus Foundation of America, discusses her journey as a caregiver and introduces the Foundation's newest caregiving content.

Research News | Apr. 14, 2014

Research May Help Clinicians Improve Quality of Life among Children with Lupus

A new study supported by the Lupus Foundation of America and published in Arthritis and Rheumatology offers clinicians and researchers a new way to better understand how various treatments may impact the quality of life of children and adolescents living with lupus.

Blog | Apr. 01, 2014

My Life With Lupus, For the Better

Lupus Foundation of America activist, Mallory Dixon, reflects on her life living with lupus and shares her incredible lupus journey over past year. Read Mallory's story and learn why she is grateful for her lupus diagnosis and how she lives each day to the fullest.

Magazine | Mar. 17, 2014

Walk This Way: The best exercise might be the simplest - walking

Sometimes, the best exercise might be the simplest: walking. Indeed, walking builds joint strength, and it helps shed pounds so that joints carry a lighter load. And it’s ideal for people at all fitness levels, especially beginners.

Magazine | Mar. 12, 2014

Be Part of Lupus Now!

The Editor of Lupus Now magazine needs people to interview for the Summer 2014 issue. If you have activities your family does together - despite lupus, or use yoga to help you live better, we want to hear from you!

Blog | Mar. 11, 2014

Five Things People with Lupus Should Know Before Starting a Springtime Exercise Routine

The best part about warm weather is our renewed ability to enjoy outdoor activities. However, it’s best not to jump right into a rigorous exercise program. This is a good time to ease your body into the idea of working out. Learn key tools that all people with lupus should know about exercise.

Blog | Feb. 18, 2014

Finding the Energy to Play

Cindy Coney, a nationally recognized speaker and former national board chair of the Lupus Foundation of America, draws from her own personal experience about how to find energy to play while living with lupus.

Magazine | Feb. 05, 2014

Parental Support - Finding guidance for Mom and Dad

When children have lupus, they hurt. And when a child hurts, parents hurt, too. Read on for tips on supporting your child with lupus.

Blog | Jan. 21, 2014

Scrapbooking Strengthens My Spirits

Newly retired P.E. teacher, Janice Wolfe-Easley, found solace in scrapbooking. Learn more about Janice’s story and how scrapbooking keeps her in high spirits.

Research News | Jan. 14, 2014

Review Finds Common Themes in Experiences of Adults Living with Lupus

A recent review of lupus quality of life studies found five common themes that describe the experiences of adults living with lupus. Healthcare providers can now use these themes to develop and expand patient-focused care and support services that will improve health and treatment outcomes.

Blog | Jan. 07, 2014

We Just Enrolled in Obamacare

Erin Kotecki Vest, blogger and a lupus activist from Los Angeles, discusses why she and her family decided to enroll in Obamacare and how it has benefited her life living with lupus.

Podcasts | Jan. 03, 2014

Ask the Experts: Health Insurance Marketplace

Ask the Experts: Susan Gustafson, Health Insurance Specialist, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services discusses the Health Insurance Marketplace

General News | Jan. 02, 2014

Charlotte Observer: Charlotte lupus summit features nationally known speaker, author

Cindy Coney, immediate past chair of the Lupus Foundation of America, will be the keynote speaker at the 13th annual North Carolina Lupus Summit in Charlotte. Read more about her story.

Blog | Dec. 17, 2013

Surviving the Holidays

Jessica Goldman Foung discusses helpful tips to keep healthy this holiday season during holiday feasts.

Blog | Nov. 18, 2013

It’s Not too Late to Quit Smoking

Dawn E. Isherwood, Lupus Foundation of America Health Educator, shares best practices and encouragement to quit smoking.

Blog | Nov. 15, 2013

’Tis the Season for Prevention

Podcasts | Nov. 08, 2013

Pediatric Lupus Health-Related Quality of Life Research

Dr. Hermine Brunner of the Cincinnati Children's Hospital discusses her research on health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with lupus.

Blog | Nov. 05, 2013

Living Well: More Than Just an Idea

R. Paola Daly, Outcomes & Health Senior Manager, Lupus Foundation of America, shares her experience from the annual American College of Rheumatology meeting in San Diego and great tools she learned about on living well with lupus.

Blog | Oct. 22, 2013

Getting the Most from Your Doctor’s Appointment

General News | Sep. 28, 2013

Learn About the New Health Insurance Marketplace

The Health Insurance Marketplace offers coverage to many Americans who currently do not have health insurance. We have gathered relevant links to help you locate the information you need to know.

Blog | Sep. 17, 2013

Guest Blog: Climbing Kilimanjaro for Lupus Awareness

Jody Gehrmann shares her experience of living with lupus and staying physically active and the journey she and her husband are taking to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2013

Your Right To Hurt and Be Heard

We each have the right to express ourselves. But when communication causes confusion, misunderstanding, and frustration, it’s not communication. In this article, psychologists Paul J. Donoghue, Ph.D., and Mary E. Siegel, Ph.D., examine how we speak, how we listen, and how we can be more effective at both.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2013

Guy Talk - Men with lupus find, and give, support

Five men share their stories about living with lupus, and finding support in groups specifically for men.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2013

Hobbies for Happiness - 5 fun activities to boost your mood and spirit

Summer is the season of fun and relaxation, a perfect time to pick up a new hobby. Here are five popular and inexpensive pastimes for people of all activity levels, and easy ways to get started.

Research News | Mar. 26, 2013

Increased Incidence of Shingles in People with Lupus

A study published in a recent issue of the journal Lupus reports that people with lupus had a 70 percent increased risk of developing shingles compared to participants without inflammatory disease.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2013

Rx for Health: Add a Pet!

Research shows that owning a pet can be good for your health.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2013

Insuring Your Health

A number of Affordable Care Act provisions are helpful to people with lupus. These include banning insurance companies from denying coverage for pre-existing conditions; allowing young people up to age 26 to receive health insurance through a parent’s plan; and eliminating insurance coverage caps.

Blog | Dec. 14, 2012

Protect Yourself This Cold and Flu Season

The cold and flu season is upon us again, and this year it has gotten off to "about the earliest start in the last decade," according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dawn Isherwood, Health Educator for the Lupus Foundation of America, writes about a few ways to avoid the cold and flu this season.

General News | Dec. 03, 2012

Research Funded by LFA Presented at 2012 American College of Rheumatology Meeeting

Studies Focus on Advancing Research and Improving Quality of Life for People With Lupus.

Magazine | Nov. 01, 2012

Investigating Infections - Lupus Makes It Tough to Ward Off Illness

It’s no secret that infections pose a greater risk for people living with lupus. In fact, infections are the second most common major cause of illness and death for people with the disease. It is important to make your health a priority, and take steps to protect yourself.

Magazine | Nov. 01, 2012

Growing Up: Teens, young adults must learn to manage lupus on their own

For many young people with lupus, the transition to caring for themselves as adults is challenging.

Magazine | Nov. 01, 2012

Connect for Immunity

People with strong social relationships have fewer health problems, are happier, and have increased longevity, researchers found.

Magazine | Nov. 01, 2012

Alternatives for Health: Complementary & alternative therapies may ease symptoms

In addition to medications and other medical care from doctors, a large and growing number of people turn to other healing practices to try to improve their health.

Research News | Oct. 16, 2012

Depression Among Girls with Lupus

The findings of this study indicate that adolescent girls with lupus scored significantly lower on measures of positive body image and felt increases in negative mood, negative self-esteem, and depressive symptoms.

Research News | Aug. 15, 2012

Academic Performance in Children With Lupus

The researchers hoped to determine whether children with lupus have worse academic functioning relative to their peers of similar demographic and socioeconomic background.

General News | Jul. 26, 2012

Professional Soccer Player and Olympic Gold Medalist Shannon Boxx Scores New Goal As Lupus Awareness

The Lupus Foundation of America’s Summer Issue of Lupus Now® Magazine highlights Shannon Boxx' journey as a professional soccer player living with lupus.

Research News | Jul. 17, 2012

Race-Related Preferences In Lupus Treatments

The researchers hoped to learn about possible differences in treatment preferences for lupus among members of different racial/ethnic patient groups, as well as demographic or clinical characteristics associated with such preferences.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2012

Simply Silly: Why Goofing Off Is Good for You

Playing and being silly can have deeper meanings and, sometimes, a profound impact on people with lupus.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2012

Faithful Journey

Meditation, Fellowship, Prayer: There Are Many Paths to a Spiritual Center

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2012

Safe Skin = Sure Win!

Joining in the federal government’s ongoing skin safety campaign, the Food and Drug Administration released new rules that all sunscreen manufacturers must abide by starting in December 2012 for larger companies that make sunscreen, and in December 2013 for smaller companies.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2012

Work With Lupus: Succeeding despite pain and fatigue

If you’re living with lupus, it takes something extra to succeed at work while managing your symptoms. Read on to find out how Olympic gold medalist Shannon Boxx and others with lupus learned to thrive in their careers.

Podcasts | May. 28, 2012

Coping with Lupus

Dr. Karen Costenbader of the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston provides information about ways people living with lupus can better cope with the disease.

Research News | May. 16, 2012

Reproductive Behavior Among Women with Lupus

A more detailed understanding of the reproductive behavior of women with lupus can help identify their needs in terms of caring for their disease and become educated about its possible effects, including those on reproduction.

Research News | Apr. 20, 2012

Increased Lupus-Related Risk of Work Loss

Having lupus is known to negatively affect specific aspects of work life. In general, the following are associated with work loss among people with lupus: lower levels of education, minority race/ethnicity, advanced age, longer disease duration, higher disease activity, and cognitive involvement.

Research News | Apr. 20, 2012

Assessing Family Role Functioning in People with Lupus

The results of this study indicate that having lupus is significantly disruptive in a number of aspects of family life, including family activity participation, role functioning, and mental health, as well as social support and intimacy.

General News | Apr. 03, 2012

Hollywood Phenom Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon Fights Lupus

Spring Issue of Lupus Now® Magazine highlights how Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon found support through her all-star network of friends and family.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2012

Hair Care - How to Do More With Less

Thinning hair is common among people living with lupus. So is the whirlwind of emotions that comes with hair loss. Whether the result of lupus or a side effect of medications, hair loss can be a big shock, particularly when hair does not grow back.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2012

Staying in Tune - The Therapeutic Benefits of Music

Music can be therapeutic for many problems the body encounters, including symptoms of stress, pain, and fatigue that many who live with lupus experience on a regular basis.

General News | Nov. 09, 2011

LFA Funded Studies Focused on Advancing Research and Improving Quality of Life for People with Lupus

Investigators Present Research Findings at 2011 American College of Rheumatology Scientific Meeting.

Podcasts | Nov. 09, 2011

Cross Cultural Validation of Quality of Life Measure for Lupus

Dr. Meenakshi Jolly, of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, discusses the results of a study to validate an instrument to measure disease activity and quality of life.

Magazine | Nov. 01, 2011

The Weather Outside Is Frightful, but Staying Healthy Is So Delightful!

Though your body may be layered under sweatshirts and coats, staying active and healthy is important in the winter months.

Magazine | Nov. 01, 2011

Helping Hands -  Roles are redefined when you become the caregiver of a loved one.

Many experience changing dynamics in their relationship when a loved one is handed a lupus diagnosis.

Magazine | Nov. 01, 2011

The Big Move

Preplanning Can Ensure a Smoother Transition to Your New Home

Research News | Sep. 29, 2011

Self-Reported Effects of Cutaneous Lupus on Quality of Life

The researchers hoped to learn the prevalence of self-reported photosensitivity among people with lupus, as well as its effects on quality of life.

Research News | Jul. 26, 2011

Heart Disease May Precipitate Depression in Certain People with Lupus

The researchers hoped to learn about lupus-related factors, especially heart disease, that may contribute to the development of depression in people with lupus.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2011

Berry Goodness

What do blueberries, strawberries, and acai berries have in common? The natural compounds called polyphenolics found in these red and blue fruits—and possibly in walnuts—activate the brain’s natural “housekeeper” mechanism. In other words, yummy berries may boost your memory as you grow older. Read more!

General News | May. 13, 2011

Lupus Foundation of America Presents at National Institutes of Health Lessons in Lupus Event

Dario Dieguez, PhD, from the Lupus Foundation of America joined leading NIH lupus experts to explore current issues in lupus, including risk factors and treatment therapies.

General News | May. 11, 2011

Lupus Foundation of America National Butterfly Gala Celebrates A New Future for People With Lupus

Several celebrities and a crowd of 600 people celebrated a new era of lupus at Lupus Foundation of America's National Butterfly Gala in Washington, D.C.

General News | May. 02, 2011

Lupus Foundation of America Launches New Lupus Voices Across America™ Web site

Lupus Foundation of America is launching a website, Lupus Voices Across America™, that will allow people with lupus and their supporters to share their stories.

General News | Apr. 26, 2011

U. S. Department of Defense Announces 2011 Funding Opportunities

The Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program 2011 vision is to improve the health and well-being of all military service members, veterans, and beneficiaries.

General News | Apr. 18, 2011

2011 National Butterfly Gala Celebrates a New Era of Hope for Lupus

LFA to honor Roch Doliveux, Chief Executive Officer, UCB; U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (MS); and Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Institutes of Health.

Research News | Apr. 08, 2011

Contraceptive Counseling and Use Among Women With Lupus

The researchers hoped to learn whether contraceptive counseling had effects on the frequency of use of contraceptives.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2011

Job Sight

March is Save Your Vision Month, and the American Optometric Association (AOA) encourages Americans to prevent workplace eyestrain by following some easy and important steps.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2011

Family Ties: Eduardo Xol creates Zen retreat for sister living with lupus

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.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2011

Bone Health: Ways Children and Adults Can Reduce Their Fracture Risk

For individuals with lupus, bone health may be a concern as medications can lead to bone loss. However, low bone mass density is often treatable.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2011

Cost Control - Your Go-to Guide to Reduce Health Care Costs

While you can’t stop seeing your numerous physicians, you can find ways to lower your health care costs.

Research News | Feb. 10, 2011

A Validated Quality of Life Instrument for People with Lupus

The researchers tested the LupusQoL-US instrument to see how well it could pick up different active clinical features of lupus from the point of view of the patient’s experience.

General News | Jan. 28, 2011

Lupus Foundation of America Expands Services with Launch of New Education Series

Program Provides Individuals the Opportunity to Learn from Leading Lupus Experts.

Magazine | Nov. 01, 2010

Grab the Reins: How to Control Your Life With Lupus

Lupus is an unpredictable and life-changing disease. Putting yourself in charge of your own health, relationships and life is just one way fight back against lupus.

Magazine | Nov. 01, 2010

Break Free From Smoking

Many people with lupus ask, “Is there anything I can do to improve my health?” If you’re a smoker, the answer is yes: Stop smoking! More than any other lifestyle choice you can make, that will have the greatest positive impact on your lupus and overall health.

Magazine | Nov. 01, 2010

5 Small Steps to Stay Healthy in Winter

As you prepare for the holiday season and the cold winter months, be sure to consider what small steps you can take to try to prevent catching a cold or the flu.

Video | Oct. 22, 2010

Health-Related Quality of Life Research for People with Lupus

Dr. Meenakshi Jolly of the Rush University Medical Center shares observations from studies conducted to learn how to improve the quality of life for people with lupus.

Video | Oct. 22, 2010

Health-Related Quality of Life Measures in Children with Lupus

Dr. Lakshmi Nandini Moorthy, chief of pediatric rheumatology at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, discusses a tool to measure the health related quality of life (HRQOL) among children with lupus.

Research News | Oct. 06, 2010

Brain Involvement in an International Cohort of Lupus Patients

The researchers hoped to accurately determine the frequency and outcome of neuropsychiatric lupus, as well as its impacts on quality of life.

Research News | Aug. 18, 2010

A Self-Assessed Lupus Organ Damage Instrument

The researchers hoped to learn whether a lupus damage questionnaire, filled out by lupus patients instead of their doctors, would be accurate and/or useful.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2010

Sleep Easy - Why Sleep Is Critical When You Have Lupus

Until the 1950s, most people thought of sleep as a passive, dormant part of daily life. We now know sleep affects our daily functioning and our physical and mental health in many ways we are just beginning to understand.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2010

Self-Esteem Survival Skills

How to Stay Upbeat When Dealing with Lupus

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2010

10 Things You Can Control in a Conflict

Dealing with conflict takes energy, and when you’re living with lupus, energy can be in short supply. If you’ve tried your best to resolve a problem, but it still remains, consider using these 10 ways to regain control.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2010

A Numbers Game: How Lupus Affects a Woman’s Health Through the Years

Puberty, birth control, bone health, and menopause are just some of the things women living with lupus need to be concerned with, and whether you’re 15, 25, or 60, there’s plenty for you to know.

Podcasts | May. 27, 2010

Newly Diagnosed with Lupus

Dr. David Wofsy of the University of California, San Francisco, leads a discussion and takes questions about being newly diagnosed and living with lupus.

Research News | May. 01, 2010

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Benefits People with Lupus

The researchers hoped to learn whether cognitive behavioral thearpy could help people with lupus cope with stress, anxiety, and depression, all of which may co-occur with a chronic illness.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2010

Time Out: Learn how to find balance in your work, home, and social life

Learning how to manage your time effectively, and how to say “no,” is a difficult but necessary part of managing lupus.


Events

Apr. 24, 2014 12:00 pm—Jun. 01, 2014 1:00 pm | Florida

Lupus Awareness Month

Act now to help raise awareness of lupus this month. Join our many activities taking place throughout the state and encourage others to do the same.

Apr. 24, 2014 12:00 pm—Jun. 01, 2014 1:00 pm | Florida

Lupus Awareness Month

Act now to help raise awareness of lupus this month. Join our many activities taking place throughout the state and encourage others to do the same.

Apr. 17, 2014 5:00 pm

SLESH Course

Join us for the SLE Self Help Course - a five week program designed to teach people with lupus how to take a more active part in their health care and live better despite lupus.

May. 18, 2014 9:00 am—Oct. 26, 2014 11:00 am

Walk to End Lupus Now™

Making a difference starts with one step!

Dec. 06, 2014 10:00 am | Broward College (North Campus)

Redefining Lupus : Putting the Pieces Together (South Florida- Broward)

Join us for the only lupus educational seminar series in Florida. This comprehensive event will cover a variety of topics and the latest lupus advancements.

Oct. 25, 2014 10:00 am | Palm Beach Atlantic University

Redefining Lupus : Putting the Pieces Together (South Florida- Palm Beach)

Join us for the only lupus educational seminar series in Florida. This comprehensive event will cover a variety of topics and the latest lupus advancements.

Sep. 06, 2014 10:00 am | Florida State College (Kent Campus)

Redefining Lupus: Putting the Pieces Together (Northern Florida)

Join us for the only lupus educational seminar series in Florida. This comprehensive event will cover a variety of topics and the latest lupus advancements.

Jun. 04, 2014 7:00 pm—Jul. 04, 2014 8:00 pm | Teleconferences

Ask the Experts:Pediatric Lupus

Learn about what to expect in the future for a child living with lupus.

May. 01, 2014 7:00 pm | Teleconferences

Ask the Experts: Living with Lupus :An Insider’s Perspective

Educate yourself on the basics such as the criteria for diagnosing lupus, understanding laboratory results, treatment options, and other do’s and don’ts to help you live better with lupus.

Jun. 10, 2014 6:00 pm | Indian River State College, Schreiber Conference Center

Redefining Lupus: Putting the Pieces Together (Treasure Coast)

Join us for the only lupus educational seminar series in Florida. This comprehensive event will cover a variety of topics and the latest lupus advancements.

Jan. 01, 2014 9:00 am—Jan. 01, 2018 5:00 pm

Philadelphia Tri-State Program Calendar

View upcoming support groups, educational programs, fundraising events, and more.

Jan. 31, 2014 1:30 pm—Dec. 31, 2014 11:30 pm | Via Teleconference

2014 Ask The Experts Teleconference Series

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!  

Oct. 05, 2013 9:30 am

7th Annual Georgia Lupus Summit

Please join us whether you are a patient, caregiver, or anyone who wants to learn more about lupus.

Nov. 09, 2013 10:00 am

Lawrenceville Living with Lupus Symposium

Don't miss this opportunity to learn about lupus from Dr. Cynthia Elliott.

Aug. 17, 2013 1:00 pm

Lupus 101- The Basics

Newly Diagnosed? Want to learn more? Come learn about lupus, its symptoms, treatments, and coping techniques.

May. 01, 2014—May. 31, 2014 | Heartland Chapter

MAY - LUPUS AWARENESS MONTH

May Lupus Awareness Month - Take Action Today!

May. 10, 2014 9:00 am | Marriott Phoenix Airport Hotel

Lupus: Learning and Living

An educational symposium brought to you by the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.

May. 16, 2014 7:00 pm | The event will be held at Wheels Studio at 503 S. St. Francis in Wichita (one block south of Intrust Bank Arena)

Blacklight Zumba for Lupus

Space is limited, so reserve your tickets today! Payment can be sent to Lupus Blacklight Zumba, 208 N Pinecrest, Wichita, KS 67208. For more information please call us!

May. 13, 2014 6:00 pm | Kansas City

Kansas City Launch Party for Walk To End Lupus Now

Team Captains, RSVP today and bring your teammates, friends and coworkers to the Launch Party for the Kansas City Walk To End Lupus Now!

Jun. 28, 2014 9:00 am | Meeting will take place at Overlook Hospital, Summit, New Jersey

Annual Business Meeting

Meeting Agenda: Opening Remarks, Educational Seminar, Board Elections, Cathy Lee Iczkowski Service Award, Butterfly of Hope Recognition Awards, Walk Award Presentations, Volunteer Recognition Awards, Closing Remarks.

Mar. 22, 2014—Sep. 06, 2014

2014 Lupus Empowerment Series

This eight-city series of educational seminars will provide individuals affected by lupus with methods for not only living, but also thriving. The seminars will provide information on two different topics and participants will learn from both subject matter experts and a panel of individuals living with lupus. Feel empowered to take charge of your health!

Jun. 06, 2014—Jun. 08, 2014 | POTOSI MO

SUMMER JAM YOUTH RETREAT

The Heartland Chapter’s Summer Jam Youth Retreat is the only LFA-sponsored camp in the country for young women with lupus.

Mar. 27, 2014 6:00 pm | Saint Louis

THE RIGHT MOVES FOR LUPUS

The Right Moves for Lupus is an introductory gentle exercise program designed for lupus patients.

May. 01, 2014 7:00 pm

Ask the Experts Teleconference: Living with Lupus-An Insider’s Perspective

Educate yourself on the basics such as the criteria for diagnosing lupus, understanding laboratory results, treatment options, and other do’s and don’ts to help you live better with lupus.

Feb. 26, 2014 7:00 pm

Ask the Experts Teleconference: Lupus and Intimacy

Our Intimacy and Lupus teleconference will teach you how to maintain a strong, healthy relationship with your partner, building a long-lasting bond while managing a chronic illness such as lupus.

Mar. 15, 2014 9:30 am | Corporate University in the Dowdle Center on the Huntsville Hospital Campus

Living with Lupus Seminar

The Mid-South Chapter is presenting its first "Living with Lupus" seminar in Huntsville, AL on Saturday, March 15, 2014. Dr. Winn Chatham will be presenting the topic, "Current & Promising New Approaches to Treating Lupus".

Mar. 29, 2014 8:00 am—Apr. 29, 2014 11:59 pm | Veteran's Park in Hoover

2014 Birmingham Walk

The walk is over, but you can still register towards your goal. You will have until April 29th to continue to fundraise and help us end lupus now in Alabama. We can win this fight and provide relief to the 27,000 Alabamians suffering with the complications of this mysterious disease. Please do not hesitate to call or email us if you have any questions.

May. 03, 2014 | Saint Louis

2014 Walk To End Lupus Now

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

Mar. 22, 2014 1:00 pm

Augusta Lupus Empowerment Symposium

Our Annual Lupus Symposium in Augusta has moved to March 22, 2014!

Oct. 24, 2013 6:00 pm | Raleigh

Raleigh “Pain Management” Workshop

Participants will learn ways to manage severe and chronic pain including medications, therapies, and coping strategies.

Oct. 10, 2013 6:00 pm | Charlotte, NC

Charlotte “Pain Management” Workshop

Participants will learn ways to manage severe and chronic pain including medications, therapies, and coping strategies.

Oct. 08, 2013 6:00 pm | Fayetteville, NC

Fayetteville “Pain Management” Workshop

Learn how to help manage severe and chronic pain associated with lupus including practical tips and precautions, prevention, and coping strategies.

Sep. 07, 2013 8:01 am | STAR Center Metro Parks

9th Annual Women of Color Health Awareness Conference

Stop by and visit the LFA, PNW table at the event.

Aug. 21, 2013 6:00 pm | Broadlawns Medical Center

Support Group

Oct. 13, 2013 9:00 am | Memorial Hall, CCSU

Life + Lupus… an Educational Symposium

Learn more about living with lupus at the Life + Lupus... an Educational Symposium.

Sep. 21, 2013 9:00 am | Kansas City

Kansas City Behind the Mask Education Conference

Questions about coping with Lupus? Sign up today!

Sep. 28, 2013 9:00 am | Jordan Creek Town Center lake area, West Des Moines, IA

Walk to End Lupus Now

Join us for Walk to End Lupus Now and show your support to fighting this cruel disease!