Living with Lupus
Information about healthy choices you can make to live well with lupus.
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What happens in your body that makes exercise so good for you?
Sometimes the fatigue from lupus can make exercising seem impossible.article
Contact a health educator
Our health educators are always available to answer your questions and give you the help you need.article
Protecting your skin against lighting used in surgery and other medical procedures
Surgical lights plainly emit visible light and can also emit small amounts of ultraviolet light.article
Tanning beds are not safe for people with lupus.article
Five small steps to stay healthy during winter
Here is a winter weather checklist aimed at staying healthy during the cold season.blog
Infections and lupus
It’s no secret that infections pose a greater risk for people living with lupus.article
Protect yourself this cold and flu season
Following these simple steps will help you stay healthy this winter.article
Infection prevention is in your hands
Handwashing: We do it every day, but are we doing it right?article
Flu 101: Vital Qs & As about the flu
Those with lupus are at increased risk for infection. Getting a flu shot should be a top priority.article
Dealing with weight gain from steroids
Planning a healthy diet can help with weight you may gain from taking steroids for lupus.article
Lupus and the shingles vaccine
People with lupus are at higher risk of getting shingles compared to those without lupus.article
Is the HPV vaccine safe for young people with lupus?
The vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV) is safe for girls and boys with lupus.Q & A
Are antifungal treatments safe for people with lupus?
Some treatments for fungal infections are not considered safe for people with lupus.Q & A
Are flu and pneumonia vaccines safe if I have lupus?
For most people with lupus, doctors recommend the flu shot every year.Q & A
Living with Sjogren’s and Raynaud's
Two overlapping conditions known to many with lupus are Sjogren’s syndrome and Raynaud’s disease.article
Is light therapy for seasonal affective disorder (SAD) safe?
People with lupus considering light therapy should weight the benefits and risks with their doctor.article
Treating cancer in people with lupus
Cancer can be treated with surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy.article