I Might Have Lupus
Find help navigating the healthcare system, communicating with your doctor and gathering more information on lupus.
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Contact a health educator
Our health educators are always available to answer your questions and give you the help you need.article
The pathway to a medical diagnosis
What you need to know about the diagnostic process & preparing for a conversation with your doctor.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.
What happens if I leave my lupus untreated?
Without treatment, the risk of life-threatening flares may increase.article
What doctors look for to confirm a diagnosis
Eleven signs and symptoms doctors look for when diagnosing lupus.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
What happens in autoimmune diseases like lupus?
Learn what autoimmune means and why lupus is classified as an autoimmune disease.article
The six keys to preparing for a doctor's appointment
Preparation is the key to getting the best from your health care providers.article
How lupus is diagnosed: An overview
The criteria doctors will look for when considering lupus as a diagnosis.article
Reducing time to diagnosis
Lupus is known for being difficult to diagnose because the symptoms vary from person to person.blog
Research article: International consensus for a definition of disease flare in lupus PDF Download
How do physicians define a lupus 'flare'? Read more.
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.