Since 1983* Lupus International stands rock solid beside those who are afflicted with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE).
To alleviate suffering and improve prognosis for children, women and men afflicted with lupus by providing information, support, doctor/patient exchanges and dialogues, and by training pediatric Fellows and funding research for novel treatment and a cure for this chronic life threatening disease.
As Lupus International expands our content and enhances the delivery of information interactively through the Internet and social network platform. Only a keystroke away, we bring knowledge and ideas for living with lupus to patients, their families and their support teams. Whether in rural communities or in the hub of big cities, we reach across America, and around the world.
Consistently, lupus sufferers in such far away lands as Germany, England, India, and Japan participate in our Ask the Doctor On-line Symposiums, obtain educational brochures, our award winning book Portraits of Success, and receive Lupus Line magazine. All provide the most up to date information available on lupus and its treatments.
Lupus International is proud to launch our new 2011 Student Support program, Pocket Relief, offering practical stipends for college students coping with lupus. In addition, we deliver a variety of support programs for tweens and teens facing unique challenges for their age.Lupus International is a 501c3 non-profit. All funds are raised through major annual events, memberships, corporate sponsorships, grants and generous donations to provide bridge funding for lupus research and for pediatric rheumatology fellowships at major United States Teaching Hospitals and leading Research Centers.
*Originally founded as Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Los Angeles Chapter, Lupus International has provided continuous service for thirty-two years.