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Guest Blog: Climbing Kilimanjaro for Lupus Awareness by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus by Jody Gehrmann Conrad and Jody Gehrmann Staying physically active since my lupus diagnosis has been a challenge, but my husband Conrad and I try ... Read on »
The Importance of Minimizing the Communication Gap by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus by Joan T. Merrill, MD Dr. Joan T. Merrill, Medical Director Several years ago the Lupus Foundation of America collaborated with Lupus Europe and ... Read on »
Guest Column: Back to School with Sodium Girl by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Jessica Goldman By Jessica Goldman As a kid, August meant two things: rushing to finish my summer reading list (ugh) and back to school shopping ( ... Read on »
Health Educator's Perspective: The positive effects of true wellness with lupus by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Dawn Isherwood, Health Educator We hope everyone is having a great summer and enjoying time outside with friends and family. Even with the best med ... Read on »
Activists Do Make a Difference by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus by Kimberly Cantor, Senior Director of Public Policy and Government Relations Kimberly Cantor I am inspired by you - by lupus activists. It is tha ... Read on »
Bringing Lupus Advocacy to Capitol Hill and Beyond - National Lupus Advocacy Summit 2013 by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus On June 25, more than 250 lupus activists from 30 states and the District of Columbia converged on Capitol Hill to ask Members of Congress to support increased lupus researc ... Read on »
Guest Column: Summer Travel Packing List for Special Diets by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus by Jessica Goldman Foung When lupus attacked her kidneys, Jessica Goldman Foung, also known   as “Sodium Girl”, made significant changes to her life, including her die ... Read on »
Empowering Physicians - Improving Care by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus by: Dario Dieguez, Jr., Ph.D., Senior Research Program Manager, and Jenny Thorn Palter, Publications Director and Lupus Now Editor Dario Dieguez, Jr., Ph. ... Read on »
That's A Wrap! Thank You For Another Amazing Lupus Awareness Month! by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Every June, we reflect back on the past month and are always amazed at the success of Lupus Awareness Month. It’s no different this year. Once again, we saw incredible parti ... Read on »
Join the Fight to End Lupus Now by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Lupus Awareness Month may be coming to a close, but our efforts continue year-round. We cannot do it alone. Stay involved with the Lupus Foundation of America. Find your nea ... Read on »
The Power of Sharing Your Personal Story by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Kim Cantor by Kimberly Cantor, Senior Director of Advocacy and Government Relations A personal story is powerful – to those who tell it and to thos ... Read on »
Developing Clinical Trials for Lupus by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus By Dr. Joan T. Merrill Clinical trials for lupus have been challenging. The main reason for this is that no two patients are exactly alike, not as people, not in terms ... Read on »
From the Motor City to Lupus Awareness Month by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus by Mary Crimmings, VP of Marketing & Communications  I’m able to get home to Michigan to see my family 2 times per year, usually around the holidays. When we connect i ... Read on »
Getting Help is Closer Than You Think by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus by Christine John-Fuller Christine John-Fuller (right) with volunteer Tameka Joyner at the 2011 NC Lupus Summit The Lupus Foundation of America has ... Read on »
Guest Blog: For You, Mom by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus by Jan Angilela Jan from Cincinnati My mother was diagnosed with lupus in the 1960s. But it went dormant for many years, with no outward symptoms. ... Read on »
A Health Educator's Perspective: Sun Sensitivity and Lupus by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Dawn Isherwood, RN, BSN By Dawn E. Isherwood, RN, BSN, Health Educator, Lupus Foundation of America We hope everyone is enjoying the start of th ... Read on »
Act now to reduce lupus medical costs and improve access to treatments by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus By Kimberly Cantor Kim Cantor New medications and those in development to treat lupus are mostly biologics – a type of drug derived from living cel ... Read on »
Guest Blog: Sunny With a High Chance of Happy Tears by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus by Michelle Shuman I can so clearly remember the excitement one Friday afternoon when the elderly community that my mother-in-law lived in finally got added to t ... Read on »
Chris Wilcox: Scoring Points for Lupus Awareness by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Boston Celtics player Chris Wilcox Chris Wilcox, a forward for the Boston Celtics, is well-known on the basketball court. After being drafted by the Nat ... Read on »
Editor’s Requests for Summer issue of Lupus Now magazine by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus The Editor of Lupus Now® magazine needs your help with the Summer 2013 issue. Ultraviolet light and lupus Has lupus caused you to become sensitive to artificial indoo ... Read on »