Life With Lupus

About Life with Lupus


What is LifeWithLupus.org?

LifeWithLupus.org is a dedicated
patient-to-patient support community for families affected by
Lupus. LifeWithLupus.org is powered by BensFriends.org
patient support communities for rare diseases, and is run by
volunteer moderators who have been affected with Lupus.

Who can join LifeWithLupus.org?

If your family has been affected by Lupus,
consider LifeWithLupus.org your second home. LifeWithLupus.org, as
well as the rest of BensFriends.org’s patient communities, is free
for members to join.

What is Lupus?

Lupus is a systematic autoimmune disease which
affects any part of the body, including the skin, lungs, heart,
liver, kidneys, and nervous system. The immune system attacks the
cells and tissues of the body, resulting to inflammation and tissue

What is BensFriends.org?

In 2007 Ben Muñoz suffered a rare form of stroke caused by an
AVM. He was unable to find the support he needed during the most
difficult time, so he created an online support community AvmSurvivors.Org leading to the founding of Bens Friends an organization driven to provide patient-to-patient support communities for people living with rare diseases.

BensFriends.org is a network of patient
communities for people living with rare diseases. Launched in
November 2007, BensFriends.org provides valuable patient support by
creating and running compassionate, responsive communities.
BensFriends.org maintains dozens of patient communities and has
changed thousands of lives.