The Lupus Foundation of America is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated through research, to finding the causes and cure for lupus. A national network of over 300 chapters, no chapter or any lupus organization exists in Las Vegas or in the entire state of Nevada.
How We are Different
What is lupus?
Lupus is a chronic (long-term) disease that can cause inflammation and pain in any part of your body. It’s an autoimmune disease, which means that your immune system — the body system that usually fights infections — attacks healthy tissue instead.
Lupus most commonly affects your:
-Internal organs, like your kidneys and heart
Because lupus affects many parts of the body, it can cause a lot of different symptoms. To learn more about Lupus you can go to: https://www.lupus.org/
The goals for our organization is to assist and service the 13,500+ Nevadans struggling with Lupus. This include having monthly support group meetings by gathering together as a family and discuss what we can do together to help each other.
We’re devoted to improving the quality of life for Lupus sufferers, by providing urgently needed services, programs and support to patients, and raising awareness of the disease among medical professionals and the general public.