National World Lupus Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: May 10, 2017 is National World Lupus Day.

World Lupus Day

World Lupus Day aims to boost understanding of an illness that's little-known, but could have devastating effects on sufferers as well as their families. Lupis is really a chronic ailment that causes the defense mechanisms being over active, creating antibodies that attack healthy tissue. Lupus may cause discomfort, inflammation and damage in almost any area of the body and could be fatal. There's presently no known cure and around 5 million people are afflicted by lupus world-wide.Lupus Day was initially noticed in 2004. It had been organised by lupus organisations from 13 nations, who known as for government authorities to improve funding for research, have better patient services, increase epidemiological data and lift awareness.Lupus Day is connected using the colour crimson, and individuals can display support by putting on crimson clothing or purchasing special wrist bands using the phrase ‘Help Us Solve the Cruel Mystery.’ A hollywood supporter of World Lupus Day is Julian Lennon, who's a worldwide Ambassador.

World Lupus Day 2015: 5 Facts About What Causes The Autoimmune Disease, How It ...
World Lupus Day 2015: 5 Facts About What Causes The Autoimmune Disease, How It ...

For World Lupus Day, commemorated Sunday, here are five key facts to know about this complex, debilitating disease that affects roughly 1.5 million people in the United States and at least five million people around the world. 1. Like cancer, diabetes ...

Celebrating World Lupus Day: Gaining Ground With Effective Policy
Celebrating World Lupus Day: Gaining Ground With Effective Policy

In 2004, national representatives from thirteen countries met in Eaton, United Kingdom, to create the World Lupus Day Proclamation. The Proclamation officially recognized May 10 as World Lupus Day, while acknowledging Lupus as a significant public ...

Today Is World Lupus Day
Today Is World Lupus Day

The month of May marks Lupus Awareness Month in the United States. For many other countries around the globe, October marks Lupus Awareness Month. In order to bring together a variety of awareness programs, World Lupus Day was started in 2004 to ...

Free information session being hosted by C-K Lupus Support Group
Free information session being hosted by C-K Lupus Support Group

Christmas holidays can be stressful, but if you're living with a chronic illness, trying to do too much can exacerbate your symptoms. The Chatham-Kent Lupus Support Group is inviting residents with any type of chronic illness to an information evening Dec.

Getting to know the many faces of lupus
Getting to know the many faces of lupus

To mark World Lupus Day today, it is also holding a two-day exhibition at TTSH, which started yesterday. Lupus is a chronic disease where the person's immune system attacks tissues and organs. It is not known why it happens, but hormones could be a ...

World Lupus Day is May 10
World Lupus Day is May 10

The Lupus Foundation of America and lupus organizations around the globe are rallying together on May 10, World Lupus Day, to urge action and raise awareness of lupus, a mysterious and devastating disease that ravages different parts of the body. Lupus ...

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