Building Your Team of Lupus Medical Specialists

A common question when someone is diagnosed with lupus is: Will I need a special doctor to treat my disease? The answer is: Yes! When you are diagnosed with lupus one of the most important things to managing your chronic illness is developing the right healthcare team for you. Because lupus can affect many different […]

diagnosing lupus

Diagnosing Lupus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is a very complex chronic illness. It is known as “the great imitator” because its symptoms often mimic or resemble other illnesses from rheumatoid arthritis to Lyme disease, making lupus very difficult to diagnose. To complicate matters, many symptoms of lupus can change or come and go suddenly. Combine that with […]

Types of Lupus

The Four Types of Lupus Lupus Erythematosus is the collection of automimmune diseases where the human immune system becomes hyperactive and starts attacking healthy cells and tissues. Lupus Erthematosus may be Systemic, meaning it can affect many body systems, or Cutaneous, where it’s affects are limited to the skin. There are four different types of […]