I Have Lupus
Tips for staying healthy and managing lupus in every area of your life.
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What is photosensitivity?
Many people with lupus are sensitive to the sun and other sources of ultraviolet (UV) light.Q & A
How lupus affects the renal (kidney) system
Lupus can cause inflammation in the kidneys or may cause other kidney problems.article
Best approach to taking medications
Good communication between you and your doctor is essential to managing your medications.article
A son remembers -- and gives back
Learn why 25-year-old Elijah White decided to participate in a clinical trial.Personal Story
View a comprehensive list of local support groups provided by the LFA.list
Managing your care and treatment
Sarah Stothers, RN, BS shares tips on self-advocacy in lupus.slideshow
Lupus and depression: Know the signs and how to get help
Learn the symptoms and causes of clinical depression, and what you can do to recover.article
Diet and nutrition with lupus
In general, you should always try to eat a nutritious, well-balanced, and varied diet.article
What is self-advocacy?
You may have heard or seen the term “self-advocacy.” But what does it mean to advocate for yourself?article
Explaining lupus to others
A good way to explain lupus is to make clear what it is not before talking about what lupus is.article
Cardiovascular disease prevention
Practical advice on reducing your risk factors for heart attack, blood clots and stroke.slideshow
What is lupus?
An introduction to this chronic autoimmune disease.article
Planning a pregnancy
Pregnancy is no longer considered an impossibility if you have lupus.article
Benlysta: What you need to know
BENLYSTA is the first drug developed specifically for lupus.article
What is a flare?
The standard, global consensus definition of a disease flare.article