Why I Participate in the Lupus Walk, Now it is My Mission. Please help support.

Why I Participate in the Lupus Walk, Now it is My Mission. Please help support.

It is the middle of October and you know what that means to us here at Butyoudontlooksick.com and in my family... It is Lupus Awareness month. For this month, I try to post mostly about Lupus or lupus related stories, reviews etc. I also spend a lot of time talking about my efforts with the Lupus Wa

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Lupus Terms

May is Lupus Awareness Month! How Will You Spread Awareness? I used to get more confused and upset by the words surrounding this disease then Lupus itself. Hopefully the following list of terms will help you. These terms that are generally associated with the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of l

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Proud To Be A Lupus Advocate From Home

Proud To Be A Lupus Advocate From Home

I have Lupus. I am passionate advocate for Lupus Research and Education. I have been to Washington, DC twice as an advocate for “Capitol Hill Advocacy Day” but this year I will not be able to attend in person. It is expensive to travel to the East Coast and this year I was unable to make the tri

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Historic Day for Lupus Patients - Benlysta gets FDA approval

Historic Day for Lupus Patients – Benlysta gets FDA approval

  FDA approves Benlysta to treat lupus First new lupus drug approved in 56 years The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Benlysta (belimumab) to treat patients with active, autoantibody-positive lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus) who are receiving standard therapy, includi

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Historic and Hopeful Day for Patients living with Lupus - FDA Advisory Committee’s Recommendation to Approve Benlysta for Lupus

Historic and Hopeful Day for Patients living with Lupus – FDA Advisory Committee’s Recommendation to Approve Benlysta for Lupus

The U.S. FDA Arthritis Advisory Committee voted 13 to 2 to recommend approvalof the treatment developed by Human Genome Sciences (HGS) and GlaxoSmithKline Tuesday, November 16, 2010 The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) and its National Coalition of state and local lupus organizations are pleased wit

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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to Hold Hearing on BENLYSTA® on November 16th

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to Hold Hearing on BENLYSTA® on November 16th

On November 16, 2010, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a hearing to discuss the application to approve BENLYSTA® (belimumab) as a treatment to reduce disease activity in adults with active, autoantibody-positive lupus. If approved, BENLYSTA® will be the first drug to be specif

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FDA Priority Review Designation for BENLYSTA® First Drug for Lupus in 50 years

FDA Priority Review Designation for BENLYSTA® First Drug for Lupus in 50 years

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:HGSI) and GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted a priority review designation to BENLYSTA® (belimumab) as a potential treatment for systemic lupus er

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What is Lupus? Lupus Definition

What is Lupus? Lupus Definition

With Everyone Asking "What is Lupus?" Lately.... Here is a Simple Lupus Definition Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease that can affect various parts of the body, especially the skin, joints, blood, and kidneys. The body's immune system normally makes proteins called antibodies to protect th

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Lupus in the Media: Television Shows, Movies and More Where Lupus Was Featured or Part of the Character or Storyline

Lupus in the Media: Television Shows, Movies and More Where Lupus Was Featured or Part of the Character or Storyline

Even after House, M.D.has mentioned the word Lupus in almost every episode of the television show, Lupus is still not a well known disease. I know a little part of me jumped up and got all excited when I heard the word Lupus on TV the first time. I will never forget the moment. I thought that maybe

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Lupus In The Media: Famous People Living with Lupus

Lupus In The Media: Famous People Living with Lupus

Lupus is not a well known disease. It is one of the diseases that many people whisper about in fancy medical shows, but never really talk about until someone they know is diagnosed. When I was a child, I always wished more famous people admitted having lupus, to help bring some much needed awareness

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