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  • Lupus Foundation of America, Lone Star Chapter Lupus Foundation of America, Lone Star Chapter

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of lupus, support individuals and families affected by the disease, increase awareness of lupus among health professionals and the public, and find the causes and cure.

Description

Lupus is a serious and chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and tissue damage to virtually every organ system in the body. It can affect many parts, including the skin, joints, blood and blood vessels, heart, lungs, kidneys and brain. Lupus is hard to diagnose, difficult to manage, incurable, and potentially fatal. Current statistics indicate that lupus is more prevalent in this country than AIDS, sickle cell anemia, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, and cystic fibrosis combined, and it is the least known of all major diseases.

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by Alyssa T. (2015-12-10 16:34:07.0)
This would be an amazing opportunity that will not only earn me coomunity service hours for school but will be a great cause.
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