The most important thing to know about Lupus is that, if you have the disease, you are not alone. Thousands of people in Georgia suffer from Lupus, which is a chronic autoimmune disease that may cause disabling and life threatening challenges to the individual with the disease. In autoimmune diseases, the immune system turns against parts of the body instead of protecting it.
"Faces of Lupus" Video by Alliance for Lupus Research
The Alliance for Lupus Research presents the Faces of Lupus. This is a series of 6 stories told by people directly affected by this debilitating disease. Starring: Michael Douglas, ALR Founder and Chairman Robert Wood Johnson IV, ALR Scientific Advisory Board Chair Joseph E. Craft, MD, and ALR volunteers Eddie and Kyle Beltran, Tracey Boston, Gena Carter, MD, Annie Corley-Hand, Laura, Erika, and Tyler Poquette, and Dorian Mims