Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Is lupus research just for scientists?

What does research mean to you?
Lupus Foundation of America
Putting PJs To Work
Get your best jammies ready
Spending a day in your pajamas may sound like a luxury, but for some people with lupus, it's too often a necessity. For Rebecca Lehotzky, her story helps to explain why we've teamed up with the Rheumatology Nurses Society to launch a PJ Day campaign to raise awareness and funding for lupus.

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Make Your Mark in the fight against lupus for Lupus Awareness Month
research and treatments
What Does Research Mean to You?
We believe research is meant to be for you - a space to share your experiences, help design research questions and receive information about studies that interest you. Check out the Research.forME Lupus Registry.

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Policy Summit Registration Open
Join us in our nation's capital as we urge Congress to join the fight against lupus, increase funding for research, and accelerate the development of new treatments. Together we can make a difference!

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Sleep Tight Despite Lupus
What strategies can you add to your daily routine to ensure you're sleeping better, longer and falling asleep more easily?
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Shemiah Sanchez: Against All Odds
Shemiah Sanchez may have lupus, but she doesn't let the chronic autoimmune disease stop her from being a star softball player for the LSU Tigers.
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LFA Research Improving Clinical Trial Design
The latest Lupus Foundation of America Collective Data Analysis Initiative (LFA CDAI) study produced important results and was recently published in the premier rheumatology journal, Arthritis and Rheumatology.
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Sharing the Journey
This month, we asked Sharing the Journey participants their plans for Lupus Awareness Month (May) and what they do throughout the year to raise awareness for lupus.
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Upcoming Events
Join lupus activists from across the country as we unite in Washington, D.C. June 26-27, 2017 for the National Policy Summit: Advocacy In Action. The two-day Summit is an opportunity to share your story and educate Members of Congress about the true nature of the disease and why more must be done now to advance our cause on Capitol Hill.
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Looking ahead to the next four weekends, Walk to End Lupus Now events will take place in the following cities: Atlanta, Ga., Beaumont, Texas, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Charlotte, N.C., Harrisburg (City Island), Pa., Houston, Texas, Huntsville, Ala., Killeen, Texas, Milwaukee, Wis., New York City, N.Y., Raleigh, N.C., Randolph, N.J., Salt Lake City, Utah, St. Louis, Mo., and Tampa, Fla.

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"I can't get through the painful days without having the support of the Lupus Foundation of America and the [health educator] lines. Help keep research going. Help us fight and find a cure to this terrible and cruel illness."

-Beatrice, Facebook

Lupus Foundation of America

Lupus Foundation of America
2121 K Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: 202-349-1155 | Fax: 202-349-1156 |
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