If you or your loved one would like information or support about lupus, call our helpline at 561-279-8606, Option 1 or 1-855-905-8787. The helpline is run by a trained lupus navigator.
Lupus Aware Physicians
Our chapter maintains a list of lupus aware physicians in our territory. We do not offer referrals or make recommendations. Our lists are provided as a convenience in finding physicians which are aware of lupus and will see patients with lupus. For a list, please call our helpline at 561-279-8606, Option 1 or 1-855-905-8787 or email email@example.com. If you are a physician and accept lupus patients, please also email so we can make sure you are on our list.
The LFA publishes an enewsletter monthly with the latest information on lupus and chapter news, programs and events. To subscribe to the chapter's newsletter, fill out this form.
Lupus Link Up, an online community
Lupus Link Up, is a social network for those living with lupus and their caregivers, family, friends and loved ones. This network allows you to post and reply to messages, share pictures and videos and participate in moderated chats. Be part of a growing lupus community of individuals like you, share your story, and learn from others. Join Lupus Link Up here.
Ask the Experts Series
Lupus: Ask the Experts is a series of live educational teleconferences and pre-recorded webcasts on a variety of topics designed to provide you with important information about living with lupus. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from some of the world's leading lupus experts from the comfort and privacy of your home. Participate in several or just the one that most interests you.
Visit our Ask the Experts page to register or for more information.
Redfining Lupus: Putting the Pieces Together Seminar Series
Each year, the chapter sponsors seminars that feature local
and national speakers knowledgeable in the diagnosis, treatment
and research efforts of Lupus and related disorders. These seminars provide attendees with information about the latest advancements in lupus, how to live better with lupus and coping with lupus. Speakers
include those in the specialty areas of Rheumatology,
Psychiatry, Cardiology and more. Nationally known authors
have also been involved in presenting information on coping
strategies and patient roles and responsibility. To find out about an upcoming seminar, click here.
The chapter sponsors monthly
support groups throughout Florida for those living with lupus, family members and friends. You can find out more
about the time and location of a
local support group here. If you are interested in starting a support group in your area and becoming a trained facilitator, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walk to End Lupus Now
Florida has the fastest growing lupus walks in the nation. Walk to End Lupus Now is the perfect way to meet others living with lupus and involve your friends, family and co-workers. Thousands of people come together to make the public aware of this misunderstood and often misdiagnosed disease. Be part of the Lupus Foundation of America's Walk to End Lupus Now™ event in your community and help us take steps to raise money for lupus research and education programs while increasing awareness of lupus and rallying public support for those who live with lupus. To join a Walk to End Lupus near you, click here.
Michael Jon Barlin Scholarship
The Lupus Foundation of America, SE Florida Chapter, is privileged to offer an annual $5,000 scholarship to support the educational expenses of a Southeast Florida resident diagnosed with lupus. For more information and the online application, click here.
We rely on the generous donation of time from our volunteers to support the work of our small staff and the mission of the LFA. If you are interested in making a difference in the lupus community by volunteering, please fill out a form online.