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New research finds the biologic therapy, telitacicept, effective, well tolerated, and safe as a potential treatment of lupus, especially lupus nephritis. Biologic therapies use... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-29
Source: Lupus News & Events
New research found immunoglobulin-binding protein 1 (IGBP1) to be a valid biomarker for lupus nephritis (LN, lupus-related kidney disease). Researchers investigated IGBP1 because it... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-29
Source: Lupus News & Events
New research among people with lupus shows that health literacy (HL) plays a key role in shaping trust in one’s rheumatologist. HL is defined... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-18
Source: Lupus News & Events
A new study finds that belimumab (Benlysta®) is an effective therapy option for people with cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE), a form of lupus that... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-16
Source: Lupus News & Events
The American College of Rheumatology’s (ACR’s) annual meeting always promises exciting updates in lupus science, and this year was no exception. From November 10... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-15
Source: Lupus News & Events
Published on: 2022-11-14
Source: Lupus News & Events
New research out of Japan finds that a urinary kidney injury molecule-1 (u-KIM-1) level correlate with lupus nephritis (LN, lupus-related kidney disease) disease activity.... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-04
Source: Lupus News & Events
Data from the Lupus Midwest Network (LUMEN) in Minnesota show that incidence and prevalence rates of lupus nephritis (LN, lupus-related kidney disease) have increased... Read more
Published on: 2022-10-20
Source: Lupus News & Events

Lupus News & Events

National Lupus News & Events Feed


The National Football League (NFL) is spotlighting charitable organizations and raising awareness for a variety of causes with its eighth annual My Cause My... Read more
Published on: 2022-12-02
Source: Lupus News & Events
En Español We asked Dr. Cristina Drenkard to participate in a Q&A blog about health disparities and social determinants of health. Dr. Drenkard discusses... Read more
Published on: 2022-10-13
Source: Lupus News & Events
Our ambassador Melissa Osoria explains how she has benefited from our program Be Fierce. Take Control. since her lupus diagnosis.When I think about what Be... Read more
Published on: 2022-10-13
Source: Lupus News & Events
In early August, the CDC announced its new COVID-19 guidelines, shifting focus to how people can prevent severe infection rather than the spread of... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-15
Source: Lupus News & Events
It’s hard to say if a mask is causing your lesions or if a mask is causing an irritation to your skin. If you’re... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-08
Source: Lupus News & Events
In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, the Lupus Foundation of America talks with Karen Ng, Asian Community Support Group... 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... 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

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My Lupus Night Light


Because of Lupus…

It was a clear, sunny summer morning. I did not have any lupus symptoms other than the usual swollen hands and feet that goes away after I stretch. I had gotten ready for my internship and had some time to spare before...

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Purple Pledge

Purple Pledge

Help Raise Awareness! May is Lupus Awareness Month! It is a name to be taken literally. We put extra effort into letting the world know about lupus. We educate communities and join together to raise funds and awareness...

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Lupus and Autoimmune Overlap Syndrome

Lupus and Autoimmune Overlap Syndrome

When patients are diagnosed with two or more autoimmune diseases it is called autoimmune overlap syndrome.    Lupus Diagnosis  I was diagnosed with systemic lupus in 1989 after months of severe fatigue, joint...

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Be Fierce. Take Control.

Be Fierce. Take Control.

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) are teaming up to help increase lupus awareness and reduce the time to diagnosis. Lupus is a disease that is known for being...

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Lupus, Brain Fog, and Me

Lupus, Brain Fog, and Me

I was 13 years old when I was diagnosed with lupus and started experiencing Brain Fog.  I didn’t expect much about my life to change after receiving my diagnosis. At the time, I had no idea that lupus would have...

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A Cautionary Tale of Lupus

What seemed like many moons ago, which, in reality, was only 35 years ago, I remember sitting in a doctor’s office with my mom.  Now, I don’t remember the doctor or every detail, but I do remember we were there because...

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