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Lupus Foundation of America's "Seal of Approval" List by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 3:51pm The Lupus Foundation of America Patient Education Committee has reviewed and approved a number publications and other materials for use in educating individuals and families about lupus and its health effects. The LFA's "Seal of Approval" List (PDF - 16 pages) Items with code # are available for purchase online through the LFA store or by ... Read on »
Lupus Foundation of America's Seal of Approval List by Wick D. Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 6:08am The Lupus Foundation of America Patient Education Committee has reviewed and approved a number publications and other materials for use in educating individuals and families about lupus and its health effects. The LFA's "Seal of Approval" List (PDF - 16 pages) Items with code # are available for purchase online through the LFA store or by ... Read on »
Famous People with Lupus by Carla U. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 May 2013 11:05am I recently posted an infographic on lupus that listed 6 celebrities with lupus. http://lupusandhumor.blogspot.com/2013/05/what-is-lupus-what-are-lupus-symptoms.html  I didn't actually create this infographic (because I haven't figured out how to do that), so there are a few things I would change on it if I could. The list of celebritie ... Read on »
The Lupus Butterfly Rash or Malar Rash: Information You Need to Know. by Molly Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Nov 2012 1:58pm Derived from the Latin word ‘mala’ which means cheekbone, the Malar or Butterfly rash is a kind of skin condition typically characterized by the appearance of rashes across the cheekbones and over the bridge of the nose.  These rashes are usually red or purple in color in either a blotchy pattern or completely red over the affected area, a ... 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 »
We need a celebrity to "admit" to having lupus by Carla U. Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Jun 2008 6:08pm I'm literally sick and tired. I have lupus. And the last thing I need is to hear that annoying fictitious "Doctor House" tell all of America (and Britain) that "It's not lupus. It's never lupus." For millions of people around the globe, it *is* lupus. All day, every day, it's freakin' lupus. Pain, fatigue, even organ failure and death. We nee ... Read on »
Not enough time for lupus by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 19 Aug 2012 8:30pm That systemic lupus erythematosus affects a relatively small percentage of the population does not change the fact that this is a troublesome life-changing disease of uncertain origin and unclear treatment.  Thus, we find that physicians and nurses involved with this problem are extremely dedicated to their patients.  Together, they try to es ... Read on »
Omega 3 "the seal connection" by Angie All The Way Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 8:17pm WARNING - nerdy and sciency post!: I posted just after Christmas that I has ordered a book recommended by a family relative of FH. As a nice surprise, the book was autographed by Dr. Ho himself, which really isn't the biggest deal in the world but still, I got the book for $12.99. The book is a good summarization of the research that Dr. H ... Read on »
Lupus arthritis and a string of things by Lupus Adventurer Posted Sat 29 Sep 2012 9:46pm Arthritis and difficult activities Some of us lupus patients and those with similar types of inflammatory arthritis find that activities of daily living are sometimes nearly an insurmountable challenge.  Sometimes, with inflammatory arthritis, just doing normal everyday activities of life becomes much more difficult than we would like!  ... Read on »
The Keurig - another must have in the lupus kitchen by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted Fri 22 Oct 2010 5:00am I've discovered another time/joint/pain saver for the kitchen - and that's the Keurig coffee maker -the single serving coffee maker that allows you to have a steaming cup of delicious coffee in, say, 30 seconds. We're big fans of our Keurig, which we received as a birthday gift from my in-laws this summer. It requires very little clean up, does ... Read on »