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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.

General News | Mar. 05, 2012

Actor, Comedian, and Musician Nick Cannon Diagnosed with Lupus Nephritis

During an appearance on Good Morning America, actor, comedian, and musician Nick Cannon announced that he has lupus nephritis.

Research News | Feb. 17, 2012

Men Require More Lupus Genes to Develop Lupus

The researchers hoped to learn about the degree to which sex-specific genetic differences contribute to the susceptibility to developing lupus.

General News | Feb. 02, 2012

Television Show “Royal Pains” Highlights Lupus

The USA Network television show “Royal Pains” recently has brought increased attention and awareness to lupus through a recurring character, “Jack,” who has developed lupus. Jack’s storyline has highlighted two important aspects of the disease: lupus nephritis (kidney involvement) and men and lupus.

General News | Jan. 06, 2012

LFA Funded Research Sheds New Light on Men and Lupus

A report on a study funded by the Lupus Foundation of America found that males required a higher number of lupus susceptible genes to develop the disease.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2010

Men Share their Stories

To gain some insight into coping strategies specifically for men, we posed questions to six men about their lives with lupus.

Research News | Jun. 01, 2010

Risk Factors for Heart Disease in People with Lupus

The researchers hoped to identify specific characteristics of lupus patients who develop CHD that differ from those who do not.


May. 31, 2014 | Florida

Michael Jon Barlin Scholarship

LFA Florida is privileged to offer an annual $5,000 scholarship to support educational expenses of a Florida resident diagnosed 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. 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!  

Apr. 12, 2014 11:00 am

Ask the Experts Teleconference: Lupus and Men

Learn about the unique effects of lupus on males living with the disease

Feb. 18, 2014 8:30 am

Lupus Awareness Day at the Georgia State Capitol

Register today for this empowering day! Let's take lupus from a whisper to a shout!

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

Support Group

May. 07, 2014 6:30 pm | Salt Lake City*

Social Butterflies

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.