World Lupus Day

May 10th, 2018


Every day, more than 5 million people worldwide struggle with the often debilitating health consequences of Lupus, a potentially fatal autoimmune disease capable of damaging virtually any part of the body, including the skin, heart, lungs, kidneys, and brain. Lupus affects people in all parts of the world. While some groups of people develop Lupus more frequently than others, Lupus develops in people of all ages, races, ethnicities and genders.

May is Lupus awareness month. The LFSA supports the World Lupus Federation's efforts to bring awareness to the worldwide impact of Lupus: