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What do I need to know if I am planning for surgery and I have lupus?

Is there a time period for developing additional autoimmune diseases after the first diagnosis?

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What is an overlapping disease?

How does lupus affect my bones?

How are thyroid disorders related to lupus?

What do I need to know about Sjögren’s Syndrome and lupus?


News & Stories

Blog | Apr. 15, 2014

How to Prepare for Surgery When you Have Lupus

There are many things that can be done prior to elective surgery, to increase the possibility of a safe outcome.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2013

Thyroid Therapy

Thyroid problems are common in people with lupus. Learn more.

Magazine | Nov. 01, 2011

Education forum: Circulate Yourself

As temperatures begin to fall, people with lupus may experience color changes, numbness, tingling, and pain in fingers and toes. These are symptoms of secondary Raynaud’s phenomenon.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2011

Mouth Maintenance - Fight Tooth Decay and Gum Disease with Proper Dental Upkeep

Systemic diseases such as lupus may include some sort of oral involvement. And, good regular dental care with a trusted dentist can help discover and alleviate any problems that might arise.

Magazine | Nov. 01, 2010

Finding Firm Ground: When Lupus Affects the Feet

Lupus, as well as Raynaud's disease, can affect the feet in several different ways.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2010

Can I Blame Lupus? How to Deal With Confusing Complications and Concerns

The difficulty in knowing if a certain symptom is due to lupus, a side effect of medication, or something else entirely stems from the nature of the disease.

Research News | Mar. 17, 2010

Low Level of Vitamin D Does Not Necessarily Result in Bone Disease in People With Lupus

The researchers wanted to know about possible relationships between vitamin D levels in the blood, lupus treatments, and bone mineral density (BMD), a measurement of how thick bones are.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2010

Practical Tips for Living with Sjögren’s and Raynaud’s


Events

Sep. 27, 2014 10:00 am | St. Louis, MO

Lupus Education Conference - Saint Louis

Register Today for the Annual Lupus Education Conference in St. Louis

Sep. 06, 2014 10:00 am | Guilford Technical Community College

Greensboro Lupus Empowerment Seminar

This seminars will provide information on two different topics: Health-Related Exercise for People with Lupus and Lupus and Overlapping Disease.

Mar. 22, 2014—Sep. 06, 2014

2014 Lupus Empowerment Series

This eight-city series of educational seminars will provide individuals affected by lupus with methods for not only living, but also thriving. The seminars will provide information on two different topics and participants will learn from both subject matter experts and a panel of individuals living with lupus. Feel empowered to take charge of your health!

Mar. 22, 2014 1:00 pm

Augusta Lupus Empowerment Symposium

Our Annual Lupus Symposium in Augusta has moved to March 22, 2014!

Aug. 21, 2013 6:00 pm | Broadlawns Medical Center

Support Group

Sep. 04, 2013 7:00 pm

Ask The Experts Teleconference: Lupus and Overlapping Disease

Learn more about common connective tissue diseases that may "overlap" with a lupus diagnosis and how they are treated and managed.