Day-to-Day Living

Managing Energy, The Spoon Theory, and Lupus

Day-to-Day Living

What You Need to Know About Neuropsychiatric Lupus

From fatigue to depression to psychosis, neuropsychiatric symptoms are both a common...

Lupus Symptoms

T Cells, the Immune System, and Lupus

T cells are important components of the immune system, but also of autoimmune disease....


Lupus Nephritis, Dialysis, and Flares

Lupus Nephritis: Do Flares Happen on Dialysis? Dialysis is a treatment for lupus nephritis that helps to take care of the body, maintain health, and give the kidneys space to heal. It does not, however, reduce flares. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease that...

Living with Lupus

Lupus Type 1 and Type 2: Symptoms and Treatment Distinctions

When considering treatment options for Lupus Warriors, clinicians should focus on key symptoms. These symptom groups, coined Type 1 and Type 2, manifest from different biological activity. Systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE, is the most common type of lupus. SLE is usually what people mean when...


Refractory Lupus: A Different Approach

Some people with lupus don’t find relief from their symptoms with normal treatment. This is known as Refractory Lupus, and it requires a different approach. Lupus treatments have come to a point where long-term survival and even remission is possible. However, many people don't respond or find their...

Living with Lupus

Estrogen, Sex Hormones and Lupus (SLE)

Hormones, including the hormones associated with sex and sex expression, also impact the immune system. Because of this, they can have complex interactions with SLE. Hormones are chemicals that different cells in the body use to communicate with each other. By communicating, cells are...

Living with Lupus

An Overview of the Human Immune System

The immune system protects the body from infection and disease. However, for people with lupus, this system misbehaves and begins attacking the body's own cells The immune system is a complex and multi-organ system. It's a complex organization that we don’t fully understand. Both disease-specific and...

Lupus Stats

LupusCorner Insights | Learning with the Community

May is Lupus Awareness Month and an opportunity to share learnings from LupusCorner Insights! Lupus is an incredibly heterogeneous disease. That means that it manifests differently for nearly every Lupus Warrior. Some people will experience certain symptoms while others won't. A medication can work wonders for some and not at...

Federal Assistance

NIH Funding and Lupus

The National Institute of Health, or NIH, is a part of the federal government that is responsible for funding, facilitating, and conducting research that improves the health of the nation and the world. Autoimmune diseases, including lupus, are a major health problem for the American people. Because of...

Lupus Stats

Mortality Rates, Treatment Effectiveness, & Lupus

Are new lupus treatment strategies keeping people healthier? A 42-year longitudinal study found improved health outcomes and decreased mortality for people living with lupus. Measuring the success of lupus treatments can be a challenge. Though a number of tools have been developed, they...


Why Doctors Misdiagnose Lupus (& What You Can Do!)

It's common for clinicians to misdiagnose lupus or suggest that symptoms are a result of stress. 68% of Lupus Warriors had to see 3 or more doctors before being diagnosed. All types of lupus including systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE),