Federal Assistance

Financial Assistance & Benefits for Life with Lupus

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Butterfly Rash (Malar): Telltale Lupus Symptom?

The butterfly rash is a reddish purple facial rash that appears on the faces of...

Day-to-Day Living

Sugar & Health Risks for Lupus Warriors: Not So Sweet

Cutting sugar, especially processed sugars and carbohydrates, from your diet can be a challenge....

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Exercises

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction & Chronic Pain

Many Lupus Warriors are familiar with chronic pain -- the kind that lasts for...

Day-to-Day Living

Tooth Decay, Dental Caries, and Lupus

Trips to the dentist aren’t really fun. But, they are crucial to...

Diagnosis and Tests

B-Cell Activating Factor (BAFF) & Lupus

New tests are helping identify specific proteins linked to autoimmune diseases. A...

Federal Assistance

Affording Medications for Lupus: Programs & Assistance

The pain and fatigue of lupus doesn't just take a toll on your body....

Living with Lupus

Flare Triggers and Early Lupus Symptoms

Recognizing flare triggers makes it possible to predict changes in lupus disease activity before...

Overview

Childhood Lupus (Juvenile-Onset): Symptoms & More

Children are less likely to develop lupus than adults, but young Lupus...

Living with Lupus

Low-Dose Naltrexone, Receptors, & Lupus

Naltrexone is best known for helping treat drug and alcohol addiction. But,...

Diagnosis

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

It’s common for clinicians to misdiagnose lupus or suggest that symptoms are...

Research

Spotlight On: Judith James, M.D., Ph.D.

As both a board-certified rheumatologist and internationally-acclaimed researcher, Dr. Judith James has been...

Day-to-Day Living

Anxiety, Chronic Stress, and Lupus Symptoms

About 37% of people with lupus have also been diagnosed with anxiety....

Living with Lupus

The Top Lupus Tip to Share with My Younger Self Is…

Experience: The useful tidbits you learn along the way (but wish you knew from...

Day-to-Day Living

Allergies, Immunoglobulin E, & Lupus Symptoms

Spring brings more than warm weather. Flowers, pollen, and insects can add allergies to...

Health Insurance

Health Insurance, Getting Coverage, & Lupus

Finding the perfect health insurance plan when living with lupus requires research,...

Day-to-Day Living

Oral Ulcers, Mouth Sores, & Lupus

Oral ulcers and mouth sores are a common symptom of lupus, affecting around 50%...