“Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). ” I ‘borrowed’ this definition of lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosous) from the website of the Lupus Foundation of America which deals with every aspect of this disease (lupus) that could be thought possible.
It needs to be said that there are fine organizations which conduct research for, use donated revenues for education of, gather information about and educate about lupu. There is the Lupus Foundation of America, the Lupus Research Initiative and the Alliance for Lupus Research. and including, but not limited to many educational sites such as Molly’s Fund, The Lupus Chick, Sometimes it is Lupus. this site: The Lupus Guru and Lupus, The Adventurer Between the Lines. Space limits the # of sites I can mention, but suffice it to say that the above blogs and websites frequently update their content and all make attempts to maintain an upbeat, updated presence on the internet.
So, what is lupus? You’ll find more thorough explanations on the sites listed above and as I post more on these pages, but-what follows is a short video presentation s which is accurate and if you need to have an explanation of what lupus is for concerned friends and family members because you’ve just been diagnosed with lupus, YouTube is incredibly accurate with this video!