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Men's Health & Lupus -- the Tues., June 10 Webchat at the Lupus Foundation of America by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:00pm Morning all. Wanted to give you a reminder about the Lupus Foundation of America's Webchat this coming Tuesday afternoon, June 10, at 3 p.m. Eastern Time. The LFA welcomes Dr. Jennifer Grossman, who will serve as the guest expert for the Men's Health & Lupus chat . Dr. Grossman is a physician in the Division of Rheumato ... Read on »
Even Chronic Illness Didn't Stop Her by Roger C. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:50pm Kim is chronically ill. She has been suffering from diseases including lupus and osteoarthritis for several years. You wouldn't know this when you see her or talk to her. These illnesses are invisible to others. Having an invisible chronic illness doesn't mean the effects don'.t exist. Kim is in constant pain. She is exhausted most of the ti ... Read on »
National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week by Roger C. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:50pm I have described my life as a roller coaster ride many times. Why? My wife, Kim, suffers from chronic illnesses including lupus and osteoarthritis. One day she can be feeling great and the next day she can be in a significant amount of pain and not able to get out of bed. It was interesting to discover that this year's theme of National Invi ... Read on »
A Fine Distinction: RA vs. Lupus by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:48pm A friend of mine was struggling to determine, based upon her symptoms, whether she had Rheumatoid Arthritis or Lupus. I never thought they were that similar - but upon further research, it looks like there are alot of cross-over symptoms. Come to think of it, for a short period, it was thought that perhaps I had RA rather than Lupus. ... Read on »
Lupus Research Findings by Carla U. Patient Expert Posted Sat 05 Nov 2011 8:33pm Below are highlights of patient-focused research from Hospital for Special Surgery that will be presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) in Chicago, from November 5-9. This information was forwarded to me by the Hospital for Special Surgery. I have pasted it verbatim, minus the room locations for ... Read on »
results of lupus survey by Carla U. Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Jun 2008 6:08pm I set up a survey about lupus on surveymonkey.com, with a limit of 100 respondents. Well, the results are in. First of all, I sent the results to my husband. It really hit home with him, after reading everyone's comments, about how important it is to rest, sleep, and not have too much stress. he let me off the hook for a big family gatherin ... Read on »
Fibromyalgia: Latest Research News by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:32pm 1 Comment By Dr. Jim Tabios, PhD Fibromyalgia is a widely misunderstood and sometimes misdiagnosed chronic condition, commonly characterized by widespread muscle pain, fatigue, concentration issues, and sleep problems. According to the National Fibromyalgia Association, it affects an estimated 10 million people, mainly women, in the United States al ... Read on »
The role of inflammation in periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritis: similar pathologies by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm By Joanne C. Fletcher Arthritis is a nonspecific term that means inflammation of the joints. Arthritic disease encompasses a group of rheumatic disease disorders that affect bone, joint and muscles. More than 100 arthritic diseases affect different parts of the body. Some of the more common types include rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis ... Read on »
Aging & Lupus: Today's Webchat at the Lupus Foundation of America by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:22pm Morning all ... wanted to give you a quick reminder about the Lupus Foundation of America's November Webchat. This afternoon, Wednesday, November 14, at 3 p.m. EST, Dr. Ronenn Roubenoff, a Sr. Director of Immunology Medical Research at Biogen Idec, Inc. in Cambridge, MA, will host a Webchat on Aging & Lupus . Dr. Roubenoff recei ... Read on »
Lupus Fact & Blog of the Day No.14 – Lupus Survival Guide & Toning Up by Lupus Adventurer Posted Tue 14 May 2013 11:45am Today’s lupus blogger, Marisa, is no novice to writing and is an often published author of magazine articles.  Marisa has a great blog  about writing at http://wordslingergal.com.   About a year ago, she published a blog post about her lupus, 11 Years Later Its Time To Tell the Entire Story.   Marisa now has just launched a new blog about lu ... Read on »