The Importance of Raising Lupus Awareness
When you have lupus, you have enough to worry about without adding raising awareness of the condition to your to do list. Why should you even bother?
It turns out there are a number of reasons why increased awareness of lupus is worth fighting for.
When more people know more about lupus, the following things happen:
- Doctors and patients are more likely to recognize symptoms, leading to earlier diagnosis and treatment.
- People become more likely to donate money towards lupus organizations and research.
- Family members, friends and employers become more understanding and sympathetic of lupus sufferers.
- May is Lupus Awareness Month. It's easy to get involved in spreading the word — simply share this infographic with your friends, family, and anyone else you can think of!