Telemedicine, Technology, and Lupus

Over the years, advances in technology and rapid adoption by healthcare systems have made telemedicine a beneficial lupus management strategy. Telemedicine refers to clinical care delivered from a dis…

Overheating, Thyroid Disease, and Lupus

Summer is on its way -- bringing hot, sunny days. For heat-intolerant people with lupus, this also brings the risk of overheating. Heat intolerance refers to when an individual feels unbearably hot, m…

Salt (Sodium), Cardiovascular Health, & Lupus

#LupusWarriors are already predisposed to heart disease because of inflammation and stress. Sodium contributes to high blood pressure, but it also might be an environmental influencer of autoimmunity.…

Itchy Skin, Urticaria, & Rashes with Lupus

From rashes and lesions to dry, itchy skin, it is very rare to hear of a #LupusWarrior that has not experienced some type of skin involvement. The American College of Rheumatology uses an 11-item clas…