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Up-to-Date News and Resources for Lupus and COVID-19

Stay up-to-date on coronavirus news, reliable information, and resources, all geared toward people affected by lupus. Even in these challenging times, we are here to support you.

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Virtual Town Hall: Living with Lupus and COVID-19 in Our Community

If you have lupus, you’re at higher risk for infections like the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Some people with lupus may also be at risk for more serious complications from catching the coronavirus.

Join S. Sam Lim, MD, MPH as he provides up to date information on a weekly basis about what we know and don’t know about COVID-19 and how it may impact those living with lupus in Georgia.

NEXT MEETING: July 5th at 9 PM
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Lupus Diets Myths and Facts - July 14, 2020, 7 p.m.

The truth about a complete diet. What diets are more effective for a lupus patient?

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June is Men's Health Month

A lot of misinformation exists about lupus, and men with the disease may discover that people are often surprised to learn that they have it because of the incorrect belief that lupus only occurs in women.

Research suggests 1 in 10 of those with lupus are male. Men develop the same typical clinical manifestations of lupus as women, yet certain key symptoms may be more pronounced in men than in women. For example, when men with lupus have kidney involvement it tends to be more severe..

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Virtual Town Hall: Living with Lupus and COVID-19 in Our Community - Sunday Evenings , 9 PM

NEXT MEETING: JULY 5TH | CLICK FOR ZOOM INFORMATION: Join Dr. S. Sam Lim, MD, MPH as he provides up to date information on a weekly basis about what we know and don’t know about COVID-19 and how it may impact those living with lupus in Georgia.

Thirty-One Faces of Hope

The lupus community includes people living with lupus, friends, family and supporters across Georgia. For Lupus Awareness Month, we would like to highlight some of our lupus heroes and champions.

NEW Telephonic/Virtual Support Group - NEXT Meeting: July 7, 2020

The telephonic support group is available via a toll-free conference call, held on the first and third Tuesday of every month from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. Register to receive call-in information and an email reminder. Feel free to reach out to [email protected] with any questions, or call our office at 770-333-5930.

Ask the Expert Teleconference Series

Ask the Experts is a series of monthly educational teleconferences designed to provide you with important information about living with lupus and better managing your symptoms. Live teleconferences last one hour and are accessible through a toll-free phone number. All registered participants will receive call-in/log-in information before the event along with any support materials.

Support Groups in Georgia

IMPORTANT NOTE: The well being of our patients is our highest priority. Due to COVID-19 and in accordance with CDC guidelines, all support will be held via teleconference until further notice. Our Support Network is essential to all the Chapter’s efforts, working tirelessly to support patients, our programs and events and advocate for awareness.

Advocacy in Georgia

A lupus activist engages in educating their federal, state, and locally elected officials about the cruel mystery of lupus.  Whether through a letter, email, phone call, or face-to-face meetings with elected officials, lupus activists are the vital voice on legislation and policies issues impacting people with lupus and their families.  An activist’s voice makes a difference.

GOAL Research Cohort - Georgians Organized Against Lupus

The GOAL project, lead by the Division of Rheumatology at Emory University. to better understand how lupus may impact patients' lives. We need to hear from you to build the wealth of knowledge needed to transform health care and improve health outcomes.

Volunteer Opportunities

We have SO much to offer the Lupus Community in 2020 and we are looking for some dedicated volunteers and committee members to help us reach our goals!

2020 Walk to End Lupus Now

The health and safety of the lupus community is our top priority, and we believe that we must do our part to minimize the risk to people with lupus, our families and communities. Therefore, the Lupus Foundation of America, Georgia Chapter has made the decision to reschedule our 2020 Walk to End Lupus Now events for September 12th in Augusta, September 19th in Macon and November 21st in Atlanta!


Ask the Experts: Teleconference Series

A series of live and archived 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 the country's leading lupus experts from the comfort and privacy of your home!

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