auto-immune disease

Have Lupus? Speak Up!

We have an amazing opportunity through a Lupus Patient-Focused Drug Development (LPFDD) meeting happening on September 25. The Lupus and Allied Diseases Association, Lupus Foundation of America and the Lupus Research Alliance​ are joining together to host this meeting which will be driven by people like you and me who have lupus, and also caregivers …

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Inflammation Fighters!

Inflammation is your immune system’s built in defense mechanism for fighting infection.  But when your body can’t turn off the inflammation (like with lupus, or other auto-immune diseases) or you give it too many inflammation-causing foods/substances, inflammation can run rampant and cause some serious problems. Researchers are finding that uncontrolled inflammation plays a role in …

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How Communication Can Help Save a Life

322,000.  That is how many people are said to have lupus in the US. Bloggers with lupus are constantly talking about awareness and education. But according to a study from 2012 there is a giant communication gap between lupus sufferers, caretakers and physicians.  We all need to work together to fix this problem. It starts …

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