New study results show that a short questionnaire designed for adolescents to assess the impact of lupus on quality of life makes it easier for them to report their mental, physical, and social well-being.
The study will examine the medical impact of mindfulness interventions for lupus patients.
A new study published in Lupus Science & Medicine looked to see if the type of diet in people with lupus and steroid treatment are related.
At the 2014 American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting, Dr. Sara K. Tedesch presented her study on the relationship between lupus activity prior to getting pregnant and during pregnancy. The Lupus Foundation of America conducted a Q&A with Dr. Tedeschi about her study.
A new study supported by the Lupus Foundation of America and published in Arthritis and Rheumatology offers clinicians and researchers a new way to better understand how various treatments may impact the quality of life of children and adolescents living with lupus.
A recent review of lupus quality of life studies found five common themes that describe the experiences of adults living with lupus. Healthcare providers can now use these themes to develop and expand patient-focused care and support services that will improve health and treatment outcomes.
According to research presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, researchers have identified three potentially modifiable risk factors and one protective medication that may improve the health of people living with lupus.
The findings of this study indicate that adolescent girls with lupus scored significantly lower on measures of positive body image and felt increases in negative mood, negative self-esteem, and depressive symptoms.