The Lupus Foundation of America, Indiana Chapter is part of a national force devoted to solving the cruel mystery of lupus while providing caring support to those who suffer from its brutal impact. If you join the fight, we will not have to concede victory to this terrible disease. With your support and involvement, we will be able to solve the cruel mystery of lupus in our lifetime and end its devastating impact on millions of lives.
“I think the benefits outweigh the negative; it definitely takes me a little longer to recover from 100-mile race because of lupus, my body takes a big hit,” Swinehart said. “That's kind of my personality, I'm rebellious, and I rebel against this disease, and it's not going to stop me. You force yourself to put on your running shoes and get out the door and run.”Learn More
Our Indiana lupus community is vibrant and strong. Click on the arrow to meet some of our amazing lupus warriors in our #IAMLUPUS PSA.
Spread awareness just by driving --get your lupus license plate through the BMV before December 31, 2018.Learn More
On average, it takes nearly six years for people with lupus to be diagnosed, from the time they first notice their lupus symptoms.
The Lupus Foundation of America estimates that 1.5 million Americans, and at least five million people worldwide, have a form of lupus
Lupus strikes mostly women of childbearing age. However, men, children, and teenagers develop lupus, too. Most people with lupus develop the disease between the ages of 15-44.