Diagnosis and Tests

Blood Tests for Diagnosing and Measuring Lupus

Lupus Stats

Mortality Rates, Treatment Effectiveness, & Lupus

Are new lupus treatment strategies keeping people healthier? A 42-year longitudinal study found improved...

Day-to-Day Living

Frustrations (and Remaining Optimistic) with Lupus

Living with lupus brings plenty of frustrations. Finding moments of optimism when you're feeling...

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Day-to-Day Living

Gout, Uric Acid, and Lupus Nephritis

Sharp pains in the joints that seem to come and go at random. It...

Day-to-Day Living

Leaky Gut, Increased Intestinal Permeability, & Lupus

Known colloquially as "leaky gut," increased intestinal permeability may be a risk factor for...

Federal Assistance

Financial Assistance & Benefits for Life with Lupus

Lupus medications and treatment are expensive. A little help can go a long way....

Polls

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....

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...