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Coping with Lupus: Recognizing Symptoms of Lupus and Reducing Lupus Flare Ups by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm 1 Comment What is Lupus In lupus, the body's immune system does not work as it should. A healthy immune system produces substances called antibodies that help fight and destroy viruses, bacteria, and other foreign substances that invade the body. In lupus, the immune system produces antibodies against the body's healthy cells and tissues. These ant ... Read on »
Lupus Fact & Blog of the Day No. 7 – Lupus Sisters and Lupus Tests by Lupus Adventurer Posted Tue 07 May 2013 8:00am The lupus blogger spotlight for today shines on trio of gals with lupus who met each other online, and recently began working together on a new blog project, Lupus Sisters .  Theirs is the story of three friends who are all lupus patients: Missie, Sarah and Jen who found each other on the Internet, and now share with each other their struggles ... Read on »
Lupus Foundation of America Releases New Lupus Awareness Videos; Watch the Lupus-Related Kidney Disease Video by Wick D. Posted Mon 01 Feb 2010 6:28am Good morning. The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) has created 4 new lupus awareness videos, where people who are living with lupus share their personal stories. In this first video, two people talk about their lupus-related kidney disease. Baakari Wilder is a man living with lupus. He developed the disease while he was starring i ... Read on »
Lupus Researchers Will Examine Ways to Best Apply Findings From Lupus Mouse Model to Human Lupus by Wick D. Posted Wed 01 Sep 2010 7:35am Nearly 200 lupus researchers, clinicians and representatives from government, industry, academia and nonprofit organizations involved in lupus research will gather on the campus of the National Institutes of Health to look at ways to best apply research findings from lupus mouse models to human lupus. The agenda includes presentations from twenty s ... Read on »
Lupus Researchers Will Examine Ways to Best Apply Findings From Lupus Mouse Model to Human Lupus by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Sep 2010 6:38am Nearly 200 lupus researchers, clinicians and representatives from government, industry, academia and nonprofit organizations involved in lupus research will gather on the campus of the National Institutes of Health to look at ways to best apply research findings from lupus mouse models to human lupus. The agenda includes presentations from twenty ... Read on »
Diagnosis and Treatment of Lupus: Lupus Fact #8 – Rheumatologists and specialists treat lupus by Lupus Adventurer Posted Tue 08 May 2012 3:18am Diagnosis and Treatment of Lupus:  Lupus is primarily treated by a rheumatologist, a physician who specializes in conditions affecting the joints and muscles.  Most lupus patients see several different doctors over a several years before they finally get an accurate lupus diagnosis.  My family doctor who finally suspected an autoimmune cause ... Read on »
Coping with Lupus: Lupus Fact #15 – Four Types of Lupus by Lupus Adventurer Posted Tue 15 May 2012 11:00am Coping with Lupus:  There are four distinct forms of lupus.  Systemic lupus is the most common type of lupus.  The other three forms of lupus are cutaneous, drug-induced and neonatal.  Drug-induced lupus and neonatal are not a sustained lupus, but systemic and cutaneous lupus are auto-immune conditions that tend to stay with a patient through ... Read on »
LupusWolfLupus – A Must See Lupus Blogger Video! by Lupus Adventurer Posted Wed 04 Dec 2013 3:22pm Today has had one of those cloudy, muggy pain-filled rougher-than-normal lupus mornings.  Today, this meant buckling to the lupus challenges, and writing off my whole morning at work, and going in for only a half-day this afternoon.  At 1:00 p.m. my lupus is finally quieter, and the joint pain, limb aching and stiffness is getting down to the ... Read on »
Lupus Foundation of America Releases New Lupus Awareness Videos; Watch the Lupus-Related Kidney Disease Video by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Feb 2010 6:08am Good morning. The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) has created 4 new lupus awareness videos, where people who are living with lupus share their personal stories. In this first video, two people talk about their lupus-related kidney disease. Baakari Wilder is a man living with lupus. He developed the disease while he was starring in a Br ... Read on »
Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DLE) Problem by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Fri 13 Feb 2009 4:52pm Question: pet’s breed: German Shepherd pet’s age: 2 pet’s sex: Male QUESTION: I got my dog 1 year ago from the local pound. When I got him I noticed that he had dry and discoloured patches on the side of each nostril, I did wonder what it was but he seemd fine and i ... Read on »