Identity lost!

lupus fog on a Monday

I have been thinking (that’s the trouble when you have so much time on your hands) a lot about health and identity recently as I struggle to understand and appreciate who I am and who I am becoming as a result of elements or my personality being eroded, hidden or exposed (I’m not sure which) by [...]

Vaccines and lupus

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It’s that time of year when the flu season is well and truly upon us. And just like always at this time of year the threat of more sophisticated strains of the virus is hovering in the air and if you add to that the swine flu challenges the issue of vaccinations raises its head [...]

Information about lupus

lupus butterfly

There is a lot of information about lupus, its affects, drugs to treat it and different perspectives on the condition. It is important that you find out as much as possible about the condition in order to be able to find and create your own strategies for dealing with it. Laughing with mr lupus is [...]

Lupus Foundation of America Research update

The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) joined more than 11,000 rheumatologists and allied health professionals at the American College of Rheumatology’s (ACR) 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in mid-October. The program included more than 260 abstracts, plenary or special session presentations specifically about lupus. Representatives of the LFA attended the meeting to report [...]

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