Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can affect various parts of the body, including the skin, joints, heart, lungs, blood, kidneys and brain. Inflammation is considered the primary feature of lupus. For most people, lupus is a mild disease affecting only a few organs. For others, it may cause serious and even life-threatening problems.
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Alliance for Lupus Research
Offers information about the organization, current research and treatment, FAQs, links, and contact details.
Faces of Lupus
See the faces of the real people affected by this illness.
Hospital for Joint Diseases - Lupus
By H Michael Belmont, MD, Rheumatologist, specialist in the treatment, research, and the care of affected patients. Also book sales.
A magazine for people with lupus and their families, lupus health professionals and researchers. Published by the Lupus Foundation of America.
Lupus Research Institute
Promotes and supports research on SLE prevention and treatment. News and information about lupus diagnosis, treatment, risk factors, research, clinical trials; advice for patients; and how to donate.
Lupus Resource Center
A guide to resources, including medical news, articles and information, message boards, books, directory of related sites. Also has sales of books.
The Lupus Site
Diagnostic information, tests, medications, advice, support, forum, and survey with over 150 pages of information.
NHS Choices: Lupus
Provides information on this autoimmune condition. Includes details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and complications.
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation - Lupus Family Registry and Repository
NIH sponsored repository to recruit and store multiplex family DNA for current and future studies.
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