Answers from Ronenn Roubenoff, MD, MHS

Are weight control programs safe for people with lupus?

Are vegetarian or vegan diets okay for people with lupus?

Should a person with lupus drink fruit and vegetable juices if they don't have an appetite, or are too nauseated to eat whole foods?

What should a person with lupus know about taking herbal supplements?

Should a person with lupus take extra vitamins and minerals?

Should a person with lupus be on a gluten-free diet?

Should people with lupus stop eating red meat?

Are there foods that might cause a lupus flare?