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4 Things People With Lupus Want To See In New Treatments (Infographic)

We surveyed MyLupusTeam members about what they hope to see in future lupus treatments. Answers fell largely into four categories. Members hope new treatments will reduce pain, have fewer side effects, decrease fatigue and sleeplessness, and...… read more >
Posted 12/04/2016
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Lupus and Skin Symptoms (Infographic)

Life with lupus can mean a whole lot of symptoms, including skin symptoms. We asked members to tell us about their skin symptoms. Eight in 10 members report experiencing a rash at some point. 62% have experienced the "butterfly"...… read more >
Posted 11/14/2016
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Your Answers: The Worst Lupus Advice (Infographic)

We asked and you answered! We posted this question: What bits of "advice" do you wish people would stop telling you? and hundreds of you took the time to respond.What did we learn? From the unconcerned ("It's not so bad") to the plain unhelpful...… read more >
Posted 11/13/2016

Managing the Emotions of Lupus

by NikkiI remember the day I was diagnosed with Lupus. It was January 3, 2013. A new year had just started. I love a new year … just the newness (is that a word?) of it all. I was the geeky kid in school who LOVED getting a new notebook for the...… read more >
Posted 10/27/2016
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The Honest Truth About Controlling Lupus, Part 2: Two Major Obstacles

Earlier we shared four of the most common lupus flare triggers discussed by members of MyLupusTeam. Now we are sharing the two most talked about obstacles to controlling lupus: drug efficacy and side effects, and changing symptoms.At MyLupusTeam,...… read more >
Posted 10/14/2016
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The Honest Truth About Controlling Lupus, Part 1: Four Common Triggers of Flares

MyLupusTeam launched in August 2014 with just 10 members in the San Francisco Bay Area. Today, MyLupusTeam has grown to more than 67,000 members, making it the largest social network in the world for those living with lupus.We believe that when...… read more >
Posted 10/07/2016
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Lupus: What People Don't See (Infographic)

There's so much more to lupus than meets the eye. Below the surface, living with lupus can mean days spent in bed, missed appointments, and alternate days when we seem "fine." We know that lupus comes with hundreds of possible combinations of...… read more >
Posted 10/03/2016
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Do You Know the Top 5 Lupus Symptoms?

It’s been two years since we launched, the social network and online support group for people living with lupus. Since then we’ve gained more than 65,000 members and shared 600,000 conversations about living with lupus!Throughout...… read more >
Posted 09/21/2016
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Lupus Fatigue: How to Respond When Your Kids Have Heard It a Thousand Times

Guest post written by Sara Gorman.This summer, the girls and I were creatures of habit. Every other weekday, we’d drive over to the pool around 11 a.m. We’d swim a little, eat a little, and swim a little more. Then around 1:30, the girls would...… read more >
Posted 06/12/2015
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Jazmin’s #LupusStrong Story

#LupusStrong, by Jazmin Leader.Hello, my name is Jazmin Leader. I am 25 years old, a mother of 2 children, and wife to Jason Leader. On February 28, 2015, I was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).What is Lupus?Lupus, also known as...… read more >
Posted 05/20/2015
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