Learn About Lupus

If you or someone you care about have been diagnosed with lupus, you will most likely have many questions and concerns. You may have been living with lupus for some time, but are dealing with new symptoms that are unfamiliar to you. We hope to provide you with the answers you are looking for in our Learn About Lupus section.

Our Award Winning Lupus Blog

Read our blogs to learn all about lupus, related overlapping illness, nutrition and wellness, the lupus rash, and much more on our blog page! Everything you need to know is here, easily located by category!

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What is Lupus?

Lupus, one of America's least recognized major diseases, is a widespread and chronic autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to attack the body's own tissues and organs, including the joints, kidneys, heart, lungs, brain, blood, and skin. It affects up to 1.5 million Americans and over five million world-wide and, as of yet, has no cure.

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Lupus Symptoms

Lupus rarely presents itself the same way in any two people. There are, however certain signs and symptoms that may begin you asking the question, “Could I have lupus?”

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Living With Lupus

Learning to live and cope with, what can be a very debilitating disease, is not an easy task. Please read on for tips and advice.

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Resource Center

Our resource center has compiled a myriad of useful links, categorized to assist you in finding resources and information about lupus.

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Glossary

We have put together a glossary with various lupus and lupus related words and definitions to help you navigate some of the confusing medical terminology!

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Stories of Hope

It is so important for those living with lupus to be able to share their struggles and triumphs with others. You are not alone. Read these inspirational stories!

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