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Blog | Jul. 14, 2016

Lorenzo Hall: Dancing Helps Me Express Myself

Lorenzo Hall copes with his difficult lupus diagnosis by dancing.

Blog | Jul. 11, 2016

Lupus: The Musical

Ryan Hruza is bringing lupus to center stage.

Research News | Jun. 23, 2016

Research on Infections Reveals Inequality Between the Sexes

In some diseases, like lupus, sex-based differences may be the key to unlocking the mysteries and getting closer to treatments and cures.

Blog | Jun. 17, 2016

What You Might Not Know About Lupus in Men

Men get lupus too. Here's what you need to know.

Blog | Sep. 11, 2015

Terry Moseley: Guys Like Us

One man explores his 10-year journey with lupus

Blog | Jun. 02, 2015

Rudy Villamar: Lupus isn’t Just a Women’s Disease

Though an estimated 90 percent of people with lupus are women, it is a disease that can affect anyone regardless of gender, age or race. When Rudy Villamar was diagnosed with lupus two years ago, he didn’t know anything about it. Watch Rudy has to say about a life with lupus.

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. 04, 2017 5:00 pm | Marlins Park

Miami Walk to End Lupus Now

Join us at Marlins Park as we walk to end lupus now at Florida's largest lupus walk!

Jun. 03, 2017 4:00 pm | Palm Beach Zoo

Palm Beach Walk to End Lupus Now

Join us for our 2017 Palm Beach Walk to End Lupus Now at the Palm Beach Zoo!

May. 20, 2017 3:00 pm | Lake Eola Park

Orlando Walk to End Lupus Now

Join us in Orlando to raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus, and rally public support

Apr. 09, 2017 4:00 pm | Ed Austin Regional Park

Jacksonville Walk to End Lupus Now

Join us in Jacksonville to raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus, and rally public support for the estimated 1.5 million Americans who suffer from its brutal impact.

Sep. 27, 2016 12:00 pm | Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza

Pizza with a Purpose

We invite you to join us at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza in Coral Gables for our Pizza with a Purpose Fundraiser! Bring along your friends and family to celebrate the upcoming Walk to End Lupus Now in Miami- Florida's largest lupus walk!

Oct. 22, 2016 5:00 pm | Marlins Park

Caminata para Poner Fin al Lupus Ahora

La Fundacion Americana de Lupus, Capitulo de Florida les invita a participar en la caminata mas grande de lupus de la Florida para recaudar fondos y levantar el conocimiento sobre lupus.

Sep. 07, 2016 7:00 pm | Chipotle

Night Out for Lupus!

We invite you to join us at Chipotle for a night out for lupus! Bring along your friends and family to celebrate the upcoming Walk to End Lupus Now in Miami – Florida’s largest lupus walk!

Jun. 14, 2016 6:30 pm | Baptist Health Resource Center

Miami/Dade Lupus Support Group (Doral)

Jun. 14, 2016 7:00 pm | Highland Regional Library

North Florida Lupus Support Group (Jacksonville)

Mar. 03, 2016 7:00 pm | Teleconference

Lupus and the Kidneys: Ask the Experts

This educational teleconference will address complications, medical evaluation and treatment as it relates to kidney involvement in lupus.

Feb. 25, 2016 7:00 pm—Jan. 01, 2017 7:00 am | Via Teleconference & Webcast

2016 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!  

Feb. 20, 2016 10:00 am | Nova Southeastern University

Living Well with Lupus Seminar Orlando

Please join us for our Living Well with Lupus Seminar in Orlando.

Jun. 05, 2016 4:00 pm—Jul. 05, 2016 12:00 am | Palm Beach Zoo

Walk to End Lupus Now Palm Beach Donation Deadline

Thank you Palm Beach for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until July 5 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

May. 21, 2016 3:00 pm—Jun. 21, 2016 6:30 pm | Lake Eola Park

Walk to End Lupus Now Orlando Donation Deadline

Thank you Orlando for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until June 21 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

Mar. 13, 2016 4:00 pm—Apr. 13, 2016 6:30 pm | Riverside Arts Market

Walk to End Lupus Now Jacksonville Donation Deadline

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.

May. 30, 2015 9:00 am | Nova Southeastern University

Support Group Training

Are you interested in starting a group in your area or becoming a co-facilitator of an exisiting group? If, so we invite you to attend our next facilitator training.

Nov. 14, 2015 2:00 pm—Dec. 14, 2015 12:00 am | Wickham Park

Walk to End Lupus Now Central Florida Donation Deadline

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.

Oct. 25, 2015 3:00 pm—Nov. 30, 2015 12:00 am | Marlins Park

Walk to End Lupus Now South Florida Fall Donation Deadline

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.

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

Southwest Florida Lupus Support Group (Naples)

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

South Palm Beach Lupus Support Group (Boynton Beach)

Oct. 29, 2014 12:30 pm | Broward Health Coral Springs Hospital, Classroom C

West Broward Lupus Support Group (Coral Springs)

Nov. 12, 2014 7:00 pm | Memorial Regional Hospital South Conf. Room 4

East Broward Lupus Support Group (Hollywood)

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.

May. 02, 2015 1:00 pm | Froedtert Hospital, Dean Roe Auditorium

Lupus Medical Symposium 2015

The Lupus Foundation of America, Wisconsin Chapter will host a Lupus Medical Symposium on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Froedtert Hospital, Dean Roe Auditorium from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. We welcome Andreea Antonescu-Turcu, MD who will present "Sleep Disorders and Lupus". We also welcome Mary Cronin, MD who will present a general explanation "What is Lupus?". We encourage newly diagnosed patients and their supporters to this important presentation.

Oct. 17, 2015 | Wichita

Lupus Conference

Nov. 12, 2014 6:30 pm | Clay County Library Orange Park Branch, Room A

North Florida Lupus Support Group (Orange Park)

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

Mar. 26, 2015 8:30 am

2015 Lupus Awareness Day at the Georgia State Capitol

New Date, Same Mission! Click here for details

May. 07, 2015 5:30 pm | LFA-Iowa Office

Des Moines Support Group