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New research identifies highly relevant and tailored intervention strategies aimed at supporting hydroxychloroquine adherence across diverse lupus populations. Hydroxychloroquine (known commercially as Plaquenil) is a... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-05
Source: Lupus News & Events
UPDATE: New Phase 2 LILAC study results showed the investigational drug BIIB059, or litifilimab, significantly reduced lupus skin disease (cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE)) activity in... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-04
Source: Lupus News & Events
2022 Finzi Awardees The Lupus Foundation of America announces six recipients of the 2022 Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship Program, which provides... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-02
Source: Lupus News & Events
New research shows the incidence and prevalence of lupus, classified using EULAR/ACR criteria, in Olmsted County, Minnesota has increased over the last four decades.. Incidence... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-02
Source: Lupus News & Events
In people with autoimmune rheumatic diseases (ARDs), such as lupus, the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine and booster dose may not provide broad protection from developing a... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-01
Source: Lupus News & Events
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the drug Benlysta (belimumab) for the treatment of lupus nephritis (LN) in children and teens aged... Read more
Published on: 2022-07-27
Source: Lupus News & Events
A new study shows that machine learning can be used to help predict risk of hospitalization in people with lupus. Machine learning refers to the... Read more
Published on: 2022-07-20
Source: Lupus News & Events
Newly published results from a Phase I clinical trial suggest that mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs, a type of cell derived from bone marrow and other... Read more
Published on: 2022-07-14
Source: Lupus News & Events

Lupus News & Events

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In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, the Lupus Foundation of America talks with Karen Ng, Asian Community Support Group facilitator,... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-17
Source: Lupus News & Events
Join us for our next virtual Lupus & You: Answers. Advocacy. Action. event! Hear from lupus experts on gut health and nutrition and learn how... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-04
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: 2022-03-23
Source: Lupus News & Events
We are thrilled to welcome three leading lupus experts to the Lupus Foundation of America Medical-Scientific Advisory Council (MSAC):May Choi, MD, MPH, FRCPC, Brigham and... Read more
Published on: 2022-03-23
Source: Lupus News & Events
This International Women’s Day is celebrating the achievement of women breaking down bias and making a difference. In honor of this day, we are highlighting... Read more
Published on: 2022-03-08
Source: Lupus News & Events
Register TodayJoin us for our next virtual Lupus & You: Answers. Advocacy. Action. event! Hear from lupus experts on vaccines and the immune system, the... Read more
Published on: 2022-02-22
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: 2022-02-08
Source: Lupus News & Events
For a person with lupus, it’s important to take necessary precautions to not get infected with COVID-19. One of the many ways to continue to... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-31
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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