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By guest writer, Dr. Yalena Deshko Lupus, also known as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), is a disease of the immune system. Normally, the immune system protects the body from infection. In lupus, however, the immune system inappropriately attacks tissues in various parts of the body. This abnormal activity leads to organ damage and symptoms such […]

One of the worst things to experience in life is feeling really sick and not having any answers as to what is wrong. Sadly, this is the reality for so many people who are living with undiagnosed autoimmune diseases and other chronic conditions. According to the Lupus Foundation of America, it takes an average of […]

It seems like a lifetime ago that my rheumatologist first said the word lupus….as in “You have lupus.”  But in reality, it was only 2 years ago. I can’t really say that my life changed when he said that word: I had already been living with the disease for some time by then. Like so […]

If you are a fan of the Equalizer movie series featuring Denzel Washington, you won’t want to miss a new short film by Equalizer 2 actor, Kazy Tauginas, that focuses on men and lupus. “Don’t miss our LIVE interview with Kazy on our LupusChick Fb page this Wednesday, May 22, 2019.” The challenges experienced by […]

If you have been living with lupus, you are most likely familiar with the following scenario: You start feeling worse than normal, perhaps with more aches or pains, increased fever, or sudden fatigue and you wonder, “Am I getting sick or is this the start of a flare up?” “And what can I do about […]

If you are just in the midst of getting diagnosed with lupus, you will likely be off to see a Rheumatologist for the first time. Rheumatologists are doctors who specialize in connective tissue and rheumatological diseases such as lupus, RA, scleroderma and more. Visiting for the first time can feel overwhelming. You likely have a […]

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