Living with Lupus
Information about healthy choices you can make to live well with lupus.
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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
Contact the health educator
Our health educators are always available to answer your questions and give you the help you need.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
Bundle up: Raynaud's Syndrome and the cold
During cold weather, symptoms of Raynaud’s phenomenon can strike many people with lupus.blog
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
Can medications increase photosensitivity?
Some medications increase the effects of the sun on a person's body.article
Predisone and diabetes
Long-term prednisone use can cause diabetes in someone who has a tendency to be diabetic.article
Walking for health
Walking builds joint strength, and it helps shed pounds so that joints carry a lighter load.blog
The weather outside is frightful, but staying healthy is so delightful!
Staying active and healthy is just as important in winter months.blog
Should a person with lupus take extra vitamins and minerals?
Taking a multivitamin with iron and calcium can help you get enough nutrients.article
Learn how Sodium Girl substitutes salt while keeping her food flavorful.Personal Story
Peach jalapeño hot sauce
Skip the bottled hot sauces this summer and break out peaches instead!recipe
Muscles matter: Staying active is the key to improving outcomes
Are you exercising enough?article