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Blog | Jun. 23, 2016

Kylie Katz: “I won’t let lupus define who I am”

Sixteen year old Kylie has decided to face her discoid lupus diagnosis with a positive and optimistic attitude.

Blog | Jun. 08, 2016

Good Housekeeping: I Was Too Type A to Realize I Was Dying

At 23, TV producer Amanda Palley almost lost her life to lupus, and learned how to balance her health with her ambitions.

Blog | Jun. 08, 2016

Wig or Without It

Losing your hair can be a scary side effect of lupus. Fortunately, there are many ways to tackle this issue and get back to feeling like yourself!

Blog | Jun. 08, 2016

Sun Protection: Are You Prepared?

Lupus Now® editor Jenny Palter did one thing right and one thing wrong when it comes to sun safety and UV protection. Her story highlights the importance of not getting complacent when it comes to dealing with the symptoms of lupus.

Blog | Jun. 07, 2016

Stacey Kozel: Endless Possibilities

In March, Stacey Kozel set out to trek the estimated 2,200 miles on the Appalachian Trail, all while paralyzed from complications from lupus.

Blog | May. 17, 2016

Here Comes the Sun (and Your Photosensitivity)

The sight of spring sunshine after months of dull winter skies gives many people a single-minded urge to lather on the tanning lotion and bask in the backyard for hours. But when you’re living with lupus, soaking up the sun can mean setting yourself up for a flare.

Blog | Apr. 19, 2016

How to Help: A Tool for Helping Friends and Family Members with Lupus

Finding the support that you need, or supporting someone you care about is not just about how much help is offered. The type of help offered is just as important.

Blog | Apr. 05, 2016

Rick Lyons: Walking Toward Hope

For the past 20 years, Lori’s disease has taken an enormous toll on their family. Still, they maintain a positive outlook and Rick has made it his mission to raise money and awareness in the fight against lupus.