Selena Gomez has shined a much needed spotlight on lupus of late, but we speak to a sufferer to find out what living with the autoimmune disease is really like. – by Lauren Williamson This article first appeared on Women’s Health Systemic lupus erythematosus, commonly referred to as lupus, is an unpredictable disease in which…Details
US singer Selena Gomez has revealed she underwent a kidney transplant as a result of lupus. She revealed her battle with the disease back in 2015, and took a break from her career last year to deal with anxiety and depression stemming from her diagnosis. Here’s a little bit more about the condition. [Article originally…Details
World Lupus Day Messages Reach Millions of People around the Globe World Lupus Day 2017 was a big success. The hashtag #WorldLupusDay generated 44.5 million impressions. More than 6,200 individuals made 14,300 posts on social media during World Lupus Day. A search on Google returned more than 4.000 web pages with references to World Lupus…Details
World Lupus Federation issues global report for World Lupus Day highlighting the life-altering effects of lupus and the challenges people with lupus face every day. WASHINGTON, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Almost half (43%) of people living with lupus responding to a recent poll* indicated that they worry the most about physical inactivity and social isolation…Details
World Lupus Day 2017 saw our team and supporters gather in Sydney’s Martin Place to raise awareness of Lupus and all the hard work the Lupus associations of the world are doing to support those with Lupus and to advance research in the field of Lupus.
Researchers face multiple obstacles that can hinder their ability to show whether a potential lupus treatment works or may be better than a current treatment. Years of disappointing results in lupus drug development demonstrates that a different approach is needed. In 2009, the Lupus Foundation of America established the LFA Collective Data Analysis Initiative (LFA…Details
Whether or not a person has lupus, exercise is an important way to take care of yourself. Exercise has many physical, emotional and social benefits. It is particularly helpful for people with lupus for many reasons, and most people with lupus can take part in some form of activity. From a physical standpoint, exercise can strengthen…Details
There is no special diet for lupus, despite numerous claims on the Internet, and in various books and other publications. In general, you should try to eat a nutritious, well-balanced, and varied diet that contains plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and moderate amounts of meats, poultry, and fish. One food for people with…Details