If you use social media, there are tons of quick, easy ways to raise awareness of lupus, 365 days a year.
Did you know 63% of Americans have never heard of lupus or know little or nothing about this disease and the symptoms?
Educating your family, friends, and even social followers is a great way to teach others about lupus, how it affects you and how they can help make a difference!
If you're on social media, you can spread the word about lupus in just 3 easy steps:
- Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
- Like and share/ retweet/ regram our daily education and research content.
- Use the materials and sample posts below on your own social media accounts to help increase community awareness of lupus.
Together, we can increase the public understanding and knowledge of lupus!
Copy and paste for Facebook. Use 'tweet' button to generate a tweet on Twitter.
- #DYK lupus, a chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body, affects 1.5 million Americans. Learn more about lupus: lupus.org/resources
- Not only do lupus symptoms mimic that of other illnesses, like fibromyalgia, diabetes but they can also appear at different times during the course of the disease. You can learn about lupus symptoms: lupus.org/signs-and-symptoms.
- Lupus can be a challenge to diagnose lupus. On average, it takes six years for people with lupus to be diagnosed. Learn more about diagnosing lupus: lupus.org/facts-and-stats
- 90% of those diagnosed with lupus are women. Learn more about lupus: lupus.org/facts-and-stats
- There is currently no cure for lupus, and only one medication that has been FDA-approved to specifically treat lupus. Learn more about how lupus can be treated: lupus.org/medications
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From spreading awareness on social media to participating in a Walk to End Lupus Now® event and more, there are tons of ways to get involved and help us end lupus!Get involved