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Living with Lupus

Direct-To-Family (Decentralized) Clinical Trials

Living with Lupus

What is Autoimmune Hypophysitis?

Autoimmune hypophysitis is a chronic inflammation of the pituitary gland that can...

Living with Lupus

Social Determinants of Health and Lupus

Again, and again, research shows that the environment that one lives has...

Living with Lupus

Platelet Counts, Thrombocytopenia, and Lupus

Lupus can have far reaching impacts throughout the body. Low platelet count, also known as thrombocytopenia, is a common symptom. Platelets are cells in the bloodstream that clump together on injury to prevent bleeding. Platelets are produced in the bone marrow and are found throughout the...

Diagnosis

AI, Machine-Based Learning Software, and Lupus

Will artificial intelligence help us better understand lupus? The answer is yes, through the process of machine learning. (Powered by the correct data of course) “Machine learning” is a term for a type of artificial intelligence or “AI” that adapts and changes how it...

Diagnosis and Tests

FDA Approves Aurinia Pharmaceuticals’ LUPKYNIS for Adult Patients with Active Lupus Nephritis

LUPKYNIS (voclosporin) is the first FDA-approved oral therapy for lupus nephritis, a condition that causes irreversible kidney damage and increases the risk of kidney failure, cardiac events, and death. On Monday, January 25, 2021, Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved LUPKYNIS (voclosporin) to...

Federal Assistance

Hospital Readmission and Severe Lupus Disease Activity

Life with lupus can feel like a revolving door -- between your home, your rheumatologist's office, and the hospital. There are many costs associated with hospital readmission, including lost time and risk of catching a disease. So, how can Lupus Warriors and hospitals work together to avoid...

Living with Lupus

Overcoming Difficulties Maintaining Employment with Lupus

Lupus can get in the way of many aspects of day-to-day life. Working with lupus is possible – but may require some adjustments and a little self-forgiveness. Muscular weakness, fatigue, stress, and doctors’ appointments can make work and school difficult for people...

Living with Lupus

Home Medical Devices, Independence, and Lupus

Equipping yourself with the right tools can help you live more independently and happily at home. The right tool  makes all the difference. The adage holds for healthcare as well with more equipment being available for use at home than ever before.

Diagnosis and Tests

New Lab Test Identifies Lupus Flare Risk 12 Weeks in Advance

New blood test, aiSLE™ DX Flare Risk Index, identifies lupus flare risk up to 12 weeks in advance. The lab test is now available for clinical use. Note: Progentec Diagnostics, Inc., the company that developed aiSLE™ DX Flare Risk Index, also powers LupusCornerLife with lupus comes...

Living with Lupus

Social Media, Chronic Diseases, and Lupus

Social media can be a great tool for learning about lupus and connecting with other Lupus Warriors. But, there can be pitfalls with using the tech. We humans are social animals, and we like to connect with each other. The most popular apps in the world...

Federal Assistance

Disability Benefits, Supplemental Income, and Lupus

Disability benefits and supplemental security income (SSI) can act as a financial “safety net” for people with severe symptoms of lupus. Lupus brings large bills for medications, treatments, and lab tests. It also makes it harder to work full time. The financial realities of living with lupus can force choices...