Affording Expensive Lupus Medications
The pain and fatigue of lupus doesn't just take a toll on your body. Expensive medications can hurt your wallet. Out-of-pocket costs for medications and uncovered portions of clinical visits can be a major headache -- and cause some people…
Lupus Can Make It Hard To Sleep. Can Tech Help?
While everyone needs good sleep, for Lupus Warriors it is even more critical, but often elusive. "My mom thinks I'm lazy but I told her most nights I don't even sleep ... I just lay there." Few people understand the feeling…
Clinical Trials and Lupus Research
Clinical trials are crucial to ensure that treatments are safe and effective. These research studies test the safety of new medical approaches, including the development of new medications and devices (and even combination products such as stents that release medication!).…
New Lupus Drugs In Development
What is Pharma doing about Lupus? Treating lupus is complicated and usually unique to the individual. From prednisone and Plaquenil to cancer drugs like Methotrexate, finding a drug that manages lupus symptoms can sometimes seem more like trial and error than a science.…
Marijuana (Cannabis) or CBD Oil for Lupus
Marijuana as a lupus treatment may sound psychedelic -- but research efforts are ramping up! While possession and use of marijuana is still prohibited by federal law which supersedes state law, 44 states have medical marijuana laws that allow for…
Where Can I Find a Local Support Group?
We're glad you're here! But, have you considered joining a support group? For many people, having lupus can be an isolating and scary proposition. Your friends and loved ones may not understand what you are going through. Life with an…