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Video | Sep. 19, 2014

Nick Cannon Talks about Living with Lupus

Entertainer and TV personality Nick Cannon explains his philosophy about living and coping with this unpredictable and misunderstood disease.

General News | Jun. 09, 2014

Dr. Bruce Richardson Selected as the Second Recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize

Dr. Richardson’s work has provided a strong foundation from which further advances in the understanding and treatment of lupus can be made.

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 | Jun. 30, 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 | May. 31, 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.


Events

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

Southwest Florida Lupus Support Group

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.

Nov. 08, 2014 9:30 am | Gregg Chapel AME Church

Panhandle Lupus Support Group

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.

Nov. 20, 2014 6:30 pm | Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Sand Dollar Room

South Palm Beach Lupus Support Group

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.

Feb. 28, 2015 7:30 am | Mercato

Walk to End Lupus Now Southwest Florida

Join us for our third annual Southwest Florida Walk to end Lupus now in Naples. Lets rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.

Mar. 29, 2015 4:30 pm | Riverside Arts Market

Walk to End Lupus Now Northern Florida

NEW in 2015! The Walk to End Lupus Now is coming to Northern Florida in Jacksonville. Join us as we rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.

Oct. 27, 2014 7:30 pm—Oct. 27, 2015 12:00 am | Via Teleconference

2014 Ask The Experts Teleconference Series

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from some of the world's leading lupus experts from the comfort and privacy of your home!  

Nov. 01, 2014 10:00 am | Online

Online Living with Lupus Support Group

Online support groups are moderated by trained facilitators and are offered several times a month in the chat room of our online community

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!