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.
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.
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.
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.
Sharon Mack, Health Educator for the Lupus Foundation of America, discusses her journey as a caregiver and introduces the Foundation's newest caregiving content.
Lupus Foundation of America activist, Mallory Dixon, reflects on her life living with lupus and shares her incredible lupus journey over past year. Read Mallory's story and learn why she is grateful for her lupus diagnosis and how she lives each day to the fullest.
As the weather warms up, it means it is time for dinner to cool down. And nothing says “refreshing” like a simple taco dinner. Jessica Goldman Foung provides with us a delicious and low-sodium recipe for the spring.
Read Cristina Toro's inspiring story about her life with lupus and how her daughter helped motivate her to take part in the Walk to End Lupus Now™