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Lupus Foundation of America helps develop tests for lupus
Foundation acclaimed for contributions toward development of new diagnostic test.article
Could your symptoms be related to lupus? Use this questionnaire to find out. Save your answers and share them with your health care provider.
The pathway to a medical diagnosis
What you need to know about the diagnostic process & preparing for a conversation with your doctor.article
Doctors who treat lupus
The form of lupus and its symptoms determine what type of doctor you will see.list
Different types of lupus
Four common types of lupus are systemic lupus erythematosus, cutaneous, neonatal and drug-induced.list
What causes lupus?
Lupus develops in response to a combination of factors both inside and outside the body.article
How lupus is diagnosed: An overview
The criteria doctors will look for when considering lupus as a diagnosis.article
Finding the treatment approach for you
The best treatment approach is one that is tailored to your symptoms.article
What does it mean when lupus is "active"?
Disease activity is caused by inflammation in an organ or organ system.Q & A
Diagnosing lupus in children
What to expect if your child is being evaluated for lupus.article
New blood test can help doctors diagnose lupus
Research funded by the Lupus Foundation of America has uncovered new ways to test for lupus.Research Update
What to do about uncommon symptoms
Take all of your symptoms seriously, even those that may seem unrelated to lupus.article
Lupus symptom checklist PDF Download
Complete this checklist and talk with your doctor if you suspect lupus. Provided by GlaxoSmithKline.