Dr. Diane Kamen is investigating whether microbes in the gut are capable of contributing to the development of lupus in African Americans with a genetic predisposition for the disease.
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Farah Jasmine, author of the blog High Heels and Training Wheels, discusses some of the difficulties of taking part in some of the most typical parts of being a parent: back to school shopping and school activities.
Epigenetics is a field of science that examines factors which influence whether genes are turned on or off when cells are replicated, which can influence whether a person might develop a specific disease, such as lupus.
Ask the Expert: Cindy Coney provides an information on ways to reduce stress and improve well-being.
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.
Lupus Foundation of America Medical Director Dr. Joan Merrill provides an overview of lupus and its health effects.
Lupus doesn’t have one clear origin. Researchers believe it results from a complex equation of multiple factors. One part of the equation is your genetic makeup; another involves the hormones that regulate much of your body’s functions. A third is your environment.
Sun-related topics take on special importance for people with lupus. Here are five facts you need to know for a safer summer.
Dr. William Stohl of the University of Southern California discusses the relationships among various parts of the immune system and their role in triggering lupus.
Dr. Gregg Silverman discusses B-cells and how they contribute to the development of lupus and offers insight on the future direction of lupus research.
Dr. David Pisetsky of Duke University Medical Center discusses the role of apoptosis (programmed cell death) and microparticles in triggering lupus.
Dr. David Pisetsky of Duke University Medical Center discusses immune response to DNA and its role in stimulating lupus.
Join us at Marlins Park for 2016 Walk to End Lupus Now! Come and spend your afternoon at the ballpark while helping us raise awareness!
The Living Well With Lupus Symposium provides information and strategies to help you live well with 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We are heading back to the Palm Beach Zoo for our South Florida Spring Walk to End Lupus Now! Please join us as we rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.
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.
What you need to know to help with issues surrounding disability.
Join us at Wickham Park for a fun afternoon while raising funds and awareness for those suffering from the cruel mystery of lupus.
Still unsure of your knowledge of lupus? Dr. Alfred Kim, and Dr. Anne E. Winkler provide a basic understanding of lupus in this Lupus 101 Workshop
Register Today for the Annual Lupus Education Conference in St. Louis