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The Lupus Research Alliance, the world's largest private funder of lupus research, is leading the way to a cure. Visit us to learn more.

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We are excited to share that the @US_FDA approved the use of @AuriniaPharma Lupkynis™️ (voclosporin) as the first oral treatment developed specifically for adults with active #lupusnephritis in combination with standard of care.

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As we dive into 2021, it’s important for all #lupuswarriors to take care of their wellbeing and mental health.

Watch our Lupus and Cognitive Health webcast for answers on some common questions about cognitive issues and emotional health caused by lupus:

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Learn from lupus in this #AskTheDoctor segment, Dr. Alana Levine, NYC rheumatologist with a particular expertise in treating people with lupus, explains how #lupus is diagnosed.

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#LearnfromLupus on our webcast on Redefining Lupus Clinical Trials Amid COVID-19 and Beyond! Watch now to hear from a panel of #lupusexperts, as they talk about how trials are adapting to meet patient needs and how they can help bring the new treatments:

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#WCW –Inspiring young #lupuswarrior, Aaliya Qassim, shares her story of living with #lupus, and in fighting for the greater good despite frightening symptoms and complications that would sideline even the strongest adult.

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Just how seriously a body system is affected by #lupus varies from person to person.

Learn more about lupus symptoms by visiting: .

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#DidYouKnow – While anyone can get #lupus, the disease most often affects women. In fact, women make up about nine out of ten adults with the disease. #Learnfromlupus

Spread #lupusawareness by sharing this graphic 🙌

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Meet some of LRA’s Young Leaders, a diverse group of young professionals, united to raise lupus awareness, fundraise, and advocate for #lupusresearch programs. Learn more about how you can get involved virtually:

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#Didyouknow that fatigue can significantly impact patients’ quality of life, including lessening the ability to function at home and at work.

Visit our website to learn more about lupus symptoms at:

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Lupus is one of many disorders of the immune system known as autoimmune diseases. In #autoimmune diseases, the immune system turns against parts of the body it is designed to protect.

Learn more about the symptoms of lupus:

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It’s #NationalHatDay! Many people with lupus are sensitive to sunlight. It can be especially important for people with lupus to protect themselves from the sun, even on cloudy days.

Tell us some of your favorite essentials to carry with you to protect yourself from the sun? ☀️🧢

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Update from LRA’s President on COVID-19 Vaccines in Lupus. “I’m writing today about one development that’s on everyone’s minds -- the new vaccines against COVID-19. What does this mean for people with lupus?”

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What do you find helps with lupus symptoms? 🤔💭

Share your experiences and join the conversation at .

*Always consult with your healthcare provider for treatment options that work best for you.

#ThursdayThoughts #CommunityTalks

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The LRA is soliciting proposals for the LIA. This award provides support for pioneering high-risk, high-reward approaches to major challenges in #lupusresearch. Investigators both new to lupus & established with highly innovative ideas encouraged to apply:

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Learn more lupus-related terms in our #LupusGlossary at

#lupus #lupusresearch #SLE #autoimmune #educatelupus #glossaryterms #lupusterms #learnfromlupus

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The FDA approved Benlysta® as the first treatment specifically for lupus nephritis. The LRA is delighted about the new indication and much needed option for the #lupus community.

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Lupus is a prototypical, chronic autoimmune disorder. Understanding its many complexities is the key to allowing us to better understand a host of other autoimmune diseases.

Hear from some #lupuswarriors on how #lupus has affected their quality of life. #learnfromlupus

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100% of your donations directly support #lupusresearch programs because our Board of Directors funds all administrative and fundraising costs. #LearnFromLupus

Visit link to learn of ways you can give to support #lupusresearch:

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10% of people with lupus are males of all ages, and their symptoms can be more severe. Help us spread #lupusawareness on challenges #lupuswarriors face every day by sharing this graphic.

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