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Blog | Dec. 19, 2016

Lupus in Lights

This holiday season two families decided to raise money for lupus research in a creative way – through their holiday light displays!

Blog | Dec. 14, 2016

Brittany Wolf: From patient to provider

Read the story of one of our newest advocates on the LFA Young Leadership Committee.

Blog | Dec. 12, 2016

Sharing the Journey: Time Machine

This series – Sharing the Journey – is by you and for you. In your own words, we highlight the perspectives and personal experiences of people who struggle with lupus each day.

Blog | Dec. 07, 2016

The Flu and You: Three Reasons You Won’t Want to Skip Your Flu Shot This Year

In case you haven’t had yours yet, or aren’t planning to get it, we want to give you some encouragement. We put together three reasons for being immunized against the flu this year—and every year.

Blog | Nov. 16, 2016

It’s Not too Late to Quit Smoking

The next Great American Smokeout is November 17. Use this date as a reminder to develop a plan to quit.

Blog | Nov. 09, 2016

Sharing the Journey: Managing Holiday Stress

This series – Sharing the Journey – is by you and for you. In your own words, we highlight the perspectives and personal experiences of people who struggle with lupus each day. We also share tips below for a flare-free holiday, read on – How do you manage stress during the holidays to help prevent and minimize flares?

Blog | Nov. 07, 2016

Thinking About Drinking? Read This First.

Most people enjoy an occasional happy hour with co-workers and friends. But what if you have lupus? We asked two members of our Medical-Scientific Advisory Council for their help in developing some guidelines.

Blog | Nov. 01, 2016

Obesity and Lupus

Obesity is a complex disease that can make it more difficult to cope with lupus. Discuss weight management strategies with your doctor, including healthy eating and exercise.