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Blog | Nov. 19, 2014

American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting 2014 – Day 4

The annual American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Scientific Meeting, a major event in the rheumatology community, is coming to an end today but our work doesn’t stop here.

Blog | Nov. 14, 2014

Guest Blog – Becoming a Lupus Caregiver

November is National Family Caregivers Month. Mary Jane Goodman-Giddens, caregiver to two children with lupus, offers her personal advice for new caregivers and talks about the importance of taking care of yourself.

Blog | Nov. 03, 2014

The Health Insurance Marketplace: Open Enrollment Starts November 15

The second annual open enrollment period for Marketplace plans runs from November 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015; however, in order for coverage to begin January 1, 2015, enrollees must choose a plan by December 15, 2014. As the Health Insurance Marketplace is about to turn a year old, it is important to look back at the first year and learn how Marketplace plans are meeting the needs of people with lupus.

Blog | Sep. 23, 2014

Living an Active Life Despite Lupus

Jewel, a young woman who enjoys living an adventurous and active lifestyle, shares her story on how she has been able to continue her active life despite lupus.

Blog | Sep. 23, 2014

Flu 101: Vital Qs & As about the Flu

As summer draws to a close and the cooler months creep in, flu season is right around the corner. It is important to take preventative measures to protect yourself against the flu. Those with lupus are at increased risk for infections (including the flu); so, for most people, getting a flu shot should be a top priority.

Blog | Aug. 19, 2014

Parenting and Back to School

Farah Jasmine, author of the blog High Heels and Training Wheels, discusses some of the difficulties of taking part in some of the most typical parts of being a parent: back to school shopping and school activities.

Blog | Aug. 18, 2014

Five Lessons Health Advocates Can Teach Us

Health advocates are part of a new profession to help patients remove barriers to the care they want and need. This emerging field helps patients by building skills and connecting them to resources so patients can participate and drive their health care experience and make the best decisions possible.

Blog | Apr. 15, 2014

Making a Positive Impact with Mom by My Side

Read Aiden's story about her life with lupus and how she couldn't have gone through this experience without the help from her mom.