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Strides Made in Diagnosing, Treating Lupus
New therapies are being developed for people with the autoimmune illness, experts say.
— May 10, 2012,
New Guidelines Issued for Severe Lupus
More can be done to prevent permanent kidney damage, says American College of Rheumatology.
— May 3, 2012,
New Lupus Genes Identified
Still unknown is how the genes contribute to the autoimmune disease.
— Apr 4, 2012,
Share your story in the Lupus Initiative Story bank
If you could tell health care providers something important about lupus what would you say? In honor of Lupus Awareness Month, we want you to tell the stories that medical/health professionals need to hear.
— Apr 20, 2011, The Lupus Initiative
Musician and Philanthropist Julian Lennon to Elevate the Global Profile of Lupus
Musician and philanthropist Julian Lennon has been named Global Ambassador by the Lupus Foundation of America’s (LFA) National Board of Directors. The role of the Global Ambassador is to elevate lupus on the world’s health agenda, and increase awareness of the needs of the more than 5 million people living with lupus and their families around the world.
— Apr 20, 2011, The Lupus Foundation of America National Board of Directors Names Julian Lennon as Global Ambassador