In a survey conducted by the Lupus Foundation of America, it was revealed that, on average, people with lupus live with symptoms six years before they are about to obtain a lupus diagnosis.
The Word Lupus Federation will undertake initiatives to bring a greater understanding of the disease among the public and also among the medical community and government policymakers.
Lupus often causes severe pain and overwhelming fatigue that interferes with activities of daily living. Isolation and depression resulting from lupus can be devastating. The emotional impact of lupus can be as devastating as the physical symptoms.
We are warriors -- determined to bring an end to the devastating impact of lupus. We will not quit until we secure a better quality of life for all people with lupus, their families, and future generations, so everyone can live well in a world without lupus.
A new study concludes that hydroxychloroquine therapy is safe for long-term use at doses <5 mg/kg/day.
Based on the results of a survey sent to 200 lupus organizations around the world, the theme for the 16th annual observance of World Lupus Day on May 10, 2019 is … Let’s Join Together to Fight Lupus In support…
Regional issues called for specific treatment guidelines for Latin American patients.
Low awareness contributes to delayed diagnosis and treatment causing serious complications.
The social and emotional burdens of lupus are hard to measure, but often are equally as devastating.
The strategy this year was to focus on the physical, economic, social and psychological burdens of lupus.