Podcasts

Podcasts | Apr. 30, 2012

Understanding Lupus

Lupus Foundation of America Medical Director Dr. Joan Merrill provides an overview of lupus and its health effects.

Podcasts | Apr. 19, 2012

Lupus and Pregnancy and Fertility

Dr. Eliza Chakravarty provides an overview of pregnancy and fertility issues in lupus.

Podcasts | Feb. 16, 2012

Lupus and Nutrition, Diet and Exercise

Dr. Joe Raphael discusses how you can use diet, nutrition and exercise to improve your health and maintain a positive quality of life despite lupus.

Podcasts | Nov. 16, 2011

Developing Consensus Treatment Plans for Pediatric Lupus Nephritis

Dr. Emily von Scheven of the University of California at San Francisco discusses the development of consensus treatment plans for proliferative nephritis in juvenile systemic lupus.

Podcasts | Nov. 16, 2011

Possible Marker to Predict Organ Involvement in Lupus

Dr. Deborah McCurdy and Dr. Ornella Rullo found that high levels of a protein called osteopontin may be a predictor of future lupus disease activity and organ damage.

Podcasts | Nov. 16, 2011

Vitamin D Supplementation in Lupus

Dr. Michelle Petri of the Johns Hopkins University Medical Center discussed the results of a study of vitamin D supplementation in people with lupus.

Podcasts | Nov. 10, 2011

Using Magnetization Transfer Imaging to Detect Changes in the Brains of Children with Lupus

Dr. Eyal Muscal of the Baylor School of Medicine reports on the results of a study that used advanced brain imaging to evaluate changes in the brains of adolescents with lupus.

Podcasts | Nov. 09, 2011

Using PDL-1 Molecule to Distinguish Between Flare and Infection

Dr. Anne Stevens of the University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital discusses her study to evaluate the role of the protein PD-L1 to help doctors determine whether an illness is lupus-related or the result of an infection.