What does the lupus Foundation do?

What does the lupus Foundation do?

We work to greatly accelerate lupus research and push scientific boundaries to improve life now for people living with lupus. We have made pioneering contributions toward ending the brutal impact of lupus.

What major foundations or groups support lupus?

Established in 1977, the Lupus Foundation of America is a non-profit, voluntary health organization dedicated to improving the diagnosis and treatment of lupus, supporting individuals and families affected by the disease, increasing awareness of lupus among health professionals and the public, and finding the cure.

Can lupus be cured?

Lupus is a chronic disease with no cure. This means that you can manage it with treatment, but it will not go away. Treatment can help improve your symptoms, prevent flares, and prevent other health problems often caused by lupus.

Is lupus a real disease?

Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that affects many different parts of the body. An autoimmune disease occurs when the body’s immune system attacks itself because it cannot tell the difference between healthy tissue and foreign invaders, such as bacteria and viruses.

Is lupus Foundation a good charity?

The Lupus Foundation of America is a BBB Accredited Charity, is recognized by the National Health Council for meeting their Standards of Excellence and has a Gold Star rating from Guidestar.

Is the lupus Foundation legit?

Is Lupus Foundation of America legit?

Good. This charity’s score is 83.84, earning it a 3-Star rating. Donors can “Give with Confidence” to this charity.

What does lupus do with clothing donations?

Lupus America® Communities Household Goods Donation Program raises funds to support the fight against lupus. You can donate your gently used clothes, shoes and household items to support vital research and education programs for individuals with lupus and their families in communities like yours.