When lupus is misclassified as a form of arthritis, it gets lost in a crowded diagnostic category. Patient advocate Cindy Coney writes of how not knowing this distinction can lead to more problems for the person with lupus down the road.
Alena Joyner's lupus story began roughly 8 years ago. Despite lupus, she enjoys life and refuses to be defeated by the mysterious illness.
Sarah Stothers, Lupus Foundation of America Health Educator, reports back about findings from American College of Rheumatology's Annual Meeting in Boston last month. Read more.
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.
This week, we are celebrating the first anniversary of the official launch announcement of Lupus Science & Medicine™ the first-ever international, Open Access medical journal dedicated to advancing knowledge in the diagnosis, treatment and management of lupus and related diseases.
The annual American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Scientific Meeting is taking place November 15-19 in Boston, MA. Learn more.
When talking about lupus, medical professionals, researchers and lupus advocates sometimes use jargon that others may not fully understand. Here is a list of common words and phrases that we hope will help all people affected by lupus.
There are many things that can be done prior to elective surgery, to increase the possibility of a safe outcome.