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Selena Gomez's Kidney Transplant Puts Lupus Center Stage

By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, Sept. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- When pop star Selena Gomez revealed that she had a kidney transplant, she put the autoimmune disease lupus in the spotlight.Lupus turns the body's immune system...
Posted 11/29/2018
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What are you thankful for?

As the year comes to a close, many of us at MyLupusTeam are reflecting on the year and what we're thankful for. Living with lupus isn't easy, but taking a moment to share gratitude with the community can help boost spirits. To share what you're...
Posted 11/20/2018

Pregnancy Complications Down for Women With Lupus

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterMONDAY, Oct. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Deaths and complications among pregnant women with lupus have declined in the United States over the past two decades, a new study finds.Lupus, also called systemic...
Posted 10/30/2018
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Scans Help Spot Heart Trouble Early in People With Lupus

Heart disease is a leading cause of death in patients with the autoimmune illness lupus. Now, research suggests high-tech scans can spot cardiac issues early.By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Heart...
Posted 10/26/2018
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Replace Fear-Based Thinking with Love-Based Thinking

"Replace fear-based thinking with love-based thinking. Every time you're making a choice, ask yourself if it's going to cultivate the experience of unity and love or the experience of separation and stress." – Deepak ChopraWe all experience fear....
Posted 09/09/2018
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Acceptance: Realigning Expectations and Extending Grace to Ourselves

"But that's not the way it's supposed to be!" is a common thing we say when our expectations fall short. It happens to all of us. Some members of MyLupusTeam have found the practice of "allowing and letting be" in the midst of a trying to be a way...
Posted 08/29/2018
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What fruits and vegetables are in season?

One way to eat a healthier diet and include more fruits and vegetables is to eat what’s seasonally available. There’s a farmer’s market close to the office, so this past week's purchases were a cantaloupe, some basil, a couple of peaches. Time for...
Posted 08/27/2018
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The Importance of Trusting Yourself

Studies have shown that the more we take ownership of our condition, the more engaged we are in maintaining behaviors that help us live better. An important factor in having the confidence to take this ownership is self-trust. "If something...
Posted 08/16/2018
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Patience: Accepting That Control Requires Self-Care

A waiting person is a patient person." - Henri J.M. Nouwen Argh! Have you ever felt impatient at a red light, or irritated at the end of a long line for your prescription at the pharmacy? You're not alone. Patience can feel scarce when you don't...
Posted 08/09/2018
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The Power of Letting Go of What You Can't Control

"Life is too short. I can't control everything in my life. Trying to is exhausting!!" - member of MyLupusTeam When first faced with a lupus diagnosis, a common fear is a lack of control over our health. How could our bodies betray us? How do we...
Posted 08/02/2018
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