Nick Cannon talks about Living with Lupus

Lupus Foundation of America 

Published on Aug 7, 2014Entertainer and TV personality Nick Cannon announced in 2012 that he has lupus. Since then, he has chronicled his battle against lupus through his online videos, in the media and at personal appearances. Nick served as the Grand Marshal for the Lupus Foundation of America’s Washington, DC Walk to End Lupus Now event on April 19, 2014, and after participating in the walk, along with 4,000 other people, he sat down for a brief interview to discuss how he is living with lupus.

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Lupus In Color Teleconference  — Lupus In Color

“Good nutrition” is the only “lupus diet” advocated – but what does that mean? What about restricting gluten and dairy? What about vitamins? How do I know if I have an intolerance to a certain food? Join us for the Lupus and Nutrition educational teleconference as we provide and speak with a registered dietician about […]

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Lupus Awareness- Day 17

Flying Above Lupus


Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) was approved by the FDA for lupus in 1955. HCQ and Corticosteroids like prednisone were the only real treatment for SLE for 56 years. Finally in 2011, Benlysta was approved by the FDA for the treatment of lupus.”
With no two cases of lupus EVER being the same, I can’t fathom how only one FDA approved medication could be the ONLY real treatment for all lupus sufferers? And to think, it was the only source of treatment for 56 years. Now that’s ridiculous! And all the more reason for why it is so important to get to KNOW LUPUS. With applied knowledge, we can find better treatment, find alternative methods and secure a cure.
Sources Include:
Lupus Fact Sheet from Lupus Research Institute, Fun Facts & Stats from, and the Lupus Foundation of America

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My Lupus Story with Lupus Connection

My full story will be up on LUPUS CONNECTION (which I keep saying Lupus Connect in the video). If you’re interested in them, please visit

Lupus 3D Medical Animation

This 3D medical animation depicts how the immune system normally attacks foreign invaders, and its own body in an autoimmune disease such as lupus. Common symptoms and treatment options for lupus are also presented.