Health Library

Resource Guide for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Resources

Address:
28 West 44th StreetSuite 501New York, NY 10036

Phone:
212-218-2840800-867-1743

Internet Address:
http://lupusresearch.org

Description of Services Provided:
The Alliance is a nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to the support of promising research for the prevention, treatment, and cure of lupus. Through accelerated, focused, goal-oriented research programs, the ALR aims to promote basic and clinical sciences to achieve major advances leading to a better understanding of the cause of lupus.

Resources

Address:
2000 L Street, NWSuite 410Washington, DC 20036

Phone:
202-349-1155800-558-0121

Internet Address:
http://www.lupus.org

Description of Services Provided:
This is the main voluntary organization devoted to lupus. The LFA assists local chapters in providing services to people with lupus, works to educate the public about lupus, and supports lupus research. Through a network of more than 500 branches and support groups, the chapters provide education through information and referral services, health fairs, newsletters, publications, and seminars. Chapters provide support to people with lupus, their families, and friends through support group meetings, hospital visits, and telephone help lines.

Resources

Address:
330 Seventh AvenueSuite 1701New York, NY 10001

Phone:
212-685-4118800-74-LUPUS

Internet Address:
http://www.lupusny.org

Description of Services Provided:
The SLE Foundation, Inc supports and encourages medical research to find the cause and cure of lupus and improve its diagnosis and treatment. It also provides a wide variety of services to help patients with lupus and their families. In addition, this voluntary organization conducts a broad-based public education program to raise awareness of lupus and increase understanding of this serious, chronic, autoimmune disease.