World Lupus Day

World Lupus Day Messages Reach Millions of People around the Globe World Lupus Day 2017 was a big success.  The hashtag #WorldLupusDay generated 44.5 million impressions.  More than 6,200 individuals made 14,300 posts on social media during World Lupus Day.  A search on Google returned more than 4.000 web pages with references to World Lupus…

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Inactivity, Isolation and Impact on Daily Life are Top Concerns for People Living with Lupus

World Lupus Federation issues global report for World Lupus Day highlighting the life-altering effects of lupus and the challenges people with lupus face every day. WASHINGTON, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Almost half (43%) of people living with lupus responding to a recent poll* indicated that they worry the most about physical inactivity and social isolation…

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World Lupus Day 2017

World Lupus Day 2017 saw our team and supporters gather in Sydney’s Martin Place to raise awareness of Lupus and all the hard work the Lupus associations of the world are doing to support those with Lupus and to advance research in the field of Lupus.

 

Research Improving Clinical Trial Design

Researchers face multiple obstacles that can hinder their ability to show whether a potential lupus treatment works or may be better than a current treatment. Years of disappointing results in lupus drug development demonstrates that a different approach is needed. In 2009, the Lupus Foundation of America established the LFA Collective Data Analysis Initiative (LFA…

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Exercising with Lupus

Whether or not a person has lupus, exercise is an important way to take care of yourself. Exercise has many physical, emotional and social benefits. It is particularly helpful for people with lupus for many reasons, and most people with lupus can take part in some form of activity. From a physical standpoint, exercise can strengthen…

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The Right Food For You

There is no special diet for lupus, despite numerous claims on the Internet, and in various books and other publications. In general, you should try to eat a nutritious, well-balanced, and varied diet that contains plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and moderate amounts of meats, poultry, and fish. One food for people with…

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