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your story, our fight

Lupus is a complicated autoimmune disease that affects the lives of over 1 million Americans, each one facing their own battle, their own struggle. At Lupus LA, we fight to shift each narrative from pain to promise by providing patient services and programs, supporting medical research and sparking national advocacy. Lupus LA believes Your Story is Our Fight - a fight we can all win together. Watch full PSA

about
lupus la

Lupus LA is a non-profit health organization dedicated to finding the causes of and a cure for lupus while providing support, services and hope to all who suffer from lupus. We raise funds to support our 3 core areas of focus: medical research, patient services, and awareness and advocacy initiatives.

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Conferences

conferences

Support Groups

support groups

Support and Grants

Support and Grants

patient
services

We offer a number of patient services to the lupus community in the greater Los Angeles area, including support groups for adults and pediatrics, doctor referrals, emergency grants, patient education and resources, as well as our newly diagnosed patient guide. If you are a patient or a caretaker to someone with lupus, our Patient Program is a great place to start your journey.

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lupus
stories

Every life touched by lupus reveals a unique and important story. At Lupus LA, we are bringing these powerful stories to the forefront of lupus awareness in order to shine a light on this invisible illness.

events

Events are the cornerstone of funding for Lupus LA. Lupus LA hosts four fundraising events throughout the year to increase lupus awareness, organization visibility, and raise vital funds to support our mission. learn more

Support
Lupus LA

There are a variety of ways for you to make a difference in the lupus community. From corporate partnerships, event underwritings and individual gifts, we offer individualized opportunities for you to give. learn more

volunteer

Lupus LA is powered by amazing volunteers. Join the Lupus LA volunteer email list to be included as volunteer needs and opportunities arise. Volunteers are needed at each fundraising event, and are used to help support key Lupus LA initiatives throughout the year.

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lupus
library

Search the Lupus Library for information about lupus, treatment, tips as well as patient stories and experiences. If you’re newly diagnosed, or simply looking to deepen your knowledge of lupus, this is a helpful content resource that we constantly update with new research, insights and community voices.

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Patient Voices | Lupus: The Positive Effects and Growth In My Life

PATIENT VOICES Patient Voices | Lupus: The Positive Effects and Growth In My Life One thing I really have to focus on while I’m on this chronic illness journey is…

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Quarantine Resources For Lupus Patients

Lupus LA is dedicated to promoting and protecting the health and wellbeing of our lupus patients. We know that many in our community are struggling to find support and resources…

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ANA Test for Lupus Diagnosis: What You Need to Know

Before the diagnosis of lupus, doctors look at lab tests, symptom records, and history of the disease in the family. Of course, the process for diagnosing the disease can be…

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Lupus and the Gut Microbiome

Watch today’s recording of our LIVE Webinar “Lupus and the Gut Microbiome” with our panel of experts: More about our speaker panel:  Dr. Venuturupalli, founder of Attune Health, is an…

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Patient Voices | Lupus: The Positive Effects and Growth In My Life

PATIENT VOICES Patient Voices | Lupus: The Positive Effects and Growth In My Life One thing I really have to focus on while I’m on this chronic illness journey is…

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Latest on Lupus Patient Webinar | Dec. 5th

LATEST ON LUPUS PATIENT WEBINAR Saturday, December 5th 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. You can join our next patient conference from the comfort of your home as we…

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Online Support Groups

NEW Digital Support Group Information:  We are currently using the Zoom platform to conduct our Support Group Sessions. If you have never used Zoom on your laptop or device, we…

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Latest on Lupus Patient Webinar | Dec. 5th

LATEST ON LUPUS PATIENT WEBINAR Saturday, December 5th 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. You can join our next patient conference from the comfort of your home as we…

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Lupus and Nutrition

  Watch Lupus LA’s Summer Nutrition Series below! Enjoy 3 FREE sessions from Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Tanya Freirich MS, RD, LDN, CDCES – The Lupus Dietitian! In the 3-Part series…

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Online Support Groups

NEW Digital Support Group Information:  We are currently using the Zoom platform to conduct our Support Group Sessions. If you have never used Zoom on your laptop or device, we…

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Latest on Lupus Patient Webinar | Dec. 5th

LATEST ON LUPUS PATIENT WEBINAR Saturday, December 5th 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. You can join our next patient conference from the comfort of your home as we…

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Your Story Our Fight Podcast

Welcome to the Your Story Our Fight Podcast Page! The Your Story Our Fight® podcast gives a voice to lupus patients while continuing Lupus LA’s mission to raise lupus awareness…

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Online Support Groups

NEW Digital Support Group Information:  We are currently using the Zoom platform to conduct our Support Group Sessions. If you have never used Zoom on your laptop or device, we…

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Join us at a New Support Group Location!

Lupus LA is excited to announce our newest adult support group, to be held in the Koreatown area at the Karsh Center! This group will be held on the First Tuesday of each…

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What Lupus Patients Need to Know About Sunscreens and Sunblock

What Lupus Patients Need to Know About Sunscreens and Sunblock For the last 20-30 years, Americans have become wiser about sun protection.  Unfortunately, the sunscreens that received FDA approval at…

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LIVE EXPERT Q&A: Lupus Nephritis

Watch “Lupus and the Kidneys” with Dr. Bevra Hahn below! Listen as Lupus LA’s Medical Advisory Board member and expert rheumatologist, Dr. Bevra Hahn, answers patients’ top questions about how…

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Receive Support from Home & Chat with Lupus Advocates

You are invited to participate in our Live Facebook Chat Wednesday at 12pm!   Lupus advocates will be LIVE on Facebook to answer your questions about living with lupus. Ask experts…

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