Who we are

The Be Fierce. Take Control.® campaign is part of the Lupus Foundation of America’s ongoing commitment to increasing lupus awareness and reducing the time to diagnosis. The campaign was initially launched in 2017 with the support of the American College of Rheumatology.

Lupus is a disease that is known for being difficult to diagnose because the symptoms are different from person to person and they can come and go. It can sometimes take several years to receive an official diagnosis.

Yes, years.

We don’t think anyone should wait YEARS for a diagnosis. The sooner someone is diagnosed, the sooner they are on their way to managing their symptoms and avoiding the potential for long-term damage to their health. That’s why we’re here to help and provide the information and resources you need to take control of your health.

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Lupus Foundation
of America

The Lupus Foundation of America is the only national force devoted to solving the mystery of lupus. Through a comprehensive program of research, education, and advocacy, we lead the fight to improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus.

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