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Receiving the diagnosis of lupus can be a stressful or frightening moment for both the patient and the family. It is important to realize that help is available and you are not alone. You can also fill out our Health Educator request form to have a health educator contact you directly.
Our health education specialists are specially trained to provide people affected by lupus with non-medical counseling, disease education, information, and helpful resources. You have lupus, but you are not alone. Let us know how we can help.
People with lupus often feel alone with their disease and the everyday struggles it brings to their lives. LFA support groups, moderated by trained facilitators, provide a warm and caring environment where people with lupus, their family members, caregivers, and loved ones can share their experiences, methods of coping and insights into living with this chronic illness.
A living collection of up-to-date resources and information on lupus. Learn about lupus from the experts. Doctors, scientists, health educators, and people with lupus work together to create our resources and programs. That means we have the trusted information you need to learn about lupus.
In addition to the support and services our chapter provides, we maintain a list of resources and other helpful organizations to support you and help you live better with lupus. Learn more about these helpful resources.
The Be Fierce. Take Control.™ campaign is part of the Lupus Foundation of America’s ongoing commitment to increasing lupus awareness and reducing the time to diagnosis. The campaign is designed for young Black/African American and Latina/Hispanic American women, who have a higher chance of developing lupus in their lifetime.
SELF: Strategies to Embrace Living with Lupus Fearlessly. No matter how long you’ve been living with lupus, the SELF online self-management program has the tips and tools to help you better manage your disease. Explore SELF now.
Each year, the chapter sponsors empowering programs that feature local and national speakers knowledgeable in the diagnosis, treatment, and research efforts of Lupus and related disorders. Speakers include those living with lupus and in the specialty areas of rheumatology, psychiatry, nephrology, cardiology, and more. Plus, hear from other lupus warriors and caregivers!
The Expert Series is an educational podcast series featuring leading lupus experts with a focus on helping you live well with lupus. Each month, lupus experts will offer invaluable insight on a variety of important topics, providing you with the knowledge you need to better manage the disease. New segments of The Expert Series are available on the third Thursday of every month. Subscribe to receive an email when the next episode is released.
Life with lupus can be difficult at times. We created this series to introduce you to knowledge and skills that can help you better manage lupus and its every day challenges. Take Charge is a weekly education email series for people with lupus, including those recently diagnosed. Each week for 12 weeks, you'll get an email from with tips and resources that can empower you to take charge of your health.
Stories from lupus warriors, caregivers, family and friends highlighting their courage and power. Personal stories help us find hope and remind us that no one fights lupus alone.
Lupus Connect provides individuals with lupus and their loved ones with the opportunity to engage with others like them to share experiences, find emotional support and discuss practical insights for coping with the daily challenges of the disease.
We are looking to grow our lupus aware physician list (Nephrologist, Dermatologist, Cardiologist, Rheumatologist). Our lists are provided as a convenience in finding physicians which are aware of the issues unique to those with Lupus. Please fill out the form.