Lupus has different effects in different groups of people.
To learn more about these effects, please click on a group below that you may find of interest. The patient stories are a very popular resource and often brings a little peace of mind knowing that there are others living with lupus.
Although the vast majority of lupus patients are women (9 out of 10), men and children can also develop lupus.
Advancing technology and better understanding of the disease and its effects on the body have improved pregnancy outcomes immensely.
The early symptoms of lupus are very non-specific in terms of aches and pains, mouth ulcers and rashes which are often difficult to diagnose.
The frequency of the disease, as well as its severity, may well vary from country to country, and indeed from racial group to racial group.
Everyone has a story to tell. Whether its as a person who has a form of Lupus themselves, or someone who cares for and supports someone with Lupus.
As a charity, one of the greatest tools in our fight is awareness. Many prominent figures and celebrities have lupus, or work to support the cause.
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