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For people with lupus, reoccurring, persistent or longer-lasting episodes of High Disease Activity Status (HDAS) is linked to an increased risk of organ damage accrual.... Read more
Published on: 2021-07-16
Source: Lupus News & Events
Newly published research further demonstrates the effectiveness of the lupus diagnostic test known as the AVISE Lupus test. Physician confidence in diagnosing lupus increased with... Read more
Published on: 2021-07-14
Source: Lupus News & Events
In women with lupus, taking hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) for lupus treatment was associated with a lower risk of developing endometriosis, a disorder where tissue that usually... Read more
Published on: 2021-07-14
Source: Lupus News & Events
The Lupus Foundation of America has renewed its support for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) which recently announced a new... Read more
Published on: 2021-07-13
Source: Lupus News & Events
Although abrupt withdrawal from corticosteroids (e.g., prednisone) has been associated with increased risk of lupus flares, new research finds that people with prolonged lupus remission... Read more
Published on: 2021-07-12
Source: Lupus News & Events
According to a recent survey, while both African American and White people with lupus have similar levels of confidence in their own abilities to manage... Read more
Published on: 2021-07-08
Source: Lupus News & Events
Newly published data on children with lupus-related kidney disease reveals some good news. In a large and diverse group of study participants throughout North America,... Read more
Published on: 2021-07-06
Source: Lupus News & Events
In Italy, new research shows that COVID-19-related quarantine did not impact people with lupus notably differently than the general population. In fact, feelings of sadness... Read more
Published on: 2021-07-01
Source: Lupus News & Events

Lupus News & Events

National Lupus News & Events Feed


The Sharing the Journey series is by you and for you. In your own words, we highlight the perspectives and personal experiences of people who... Read more
Published on: 2021-07-13
Source: Lupus News & Events
The Sharing the Journey series is by you and for you. In your own words, we highlight the perspectives and personal experiences of people who... Read more
Published on: 2021-06-09
Source: Lupus News & Events
For more than twenty years, the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) annual conference has been Europe’s leading platform for sharing scientific discoveries and clinical updates... Read more
Published on: 2021-06-07
Source: Lupus News & Events
Published on: 2021-06-02
Source: Lupus News & Events
The Sharing the Journey series is by you and for you. In your own words, we highlight the perspectives and personal experiences of people who... Read more
Published on: 2021-05-11
Source: Lupus News & Events
The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) is proud to extend its continued partnership with the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA), providing a new... Read more
Published on: 2021-05-04
Source: Lupus News & Events
The Sharing the Journey series is by you and for you. In your own words, we highlight the perspectives and personal experiences of people who... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-16
Source: Lupus News & Events
Misinformation about COVID-19 has led to an increase in harassment, threats and violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI). The Lupus Foundation of America... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-19
Source: Lupus News & Events

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My Lupus Night Light


My Post-COVID Lessons

What an incredible journey we have all been through.  I was certainly not prepared for a pandemic.  I thought it only happened in the movies.  To live through it and survive is beyond my mental being.  As I reflect on...

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Bad Med Day

I am looking forward to my three-day weekend.  I am, for the first time, almost caught up on my workload. I am pondering what I should do with all this precious time which is a real treat for me.  Seldom do I get this...

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Strides

Making Strides: The First-Ever FDA-Approved Lupus Nephritis Drug   We are making great strides even when the world is upside-down. As many of you know, I have been around for decades in the war against lupus. I am...

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Hanging onto Stuff

During the past year, I have been spending more time at home like many of you. Before COVID, I always kidded around, saying I was so busy with lupus stuff; I would just visit my house and my husband. I can hardly...

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What’s Your Story

So, what is your story? This week, I received a bill from my favorite florist. It was over $500. I had chest pains when I opened it. The last time I spent that much on flowers was for one of my kids' weddings. I wish...

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