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Choose an Exercise Time that fits

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What is the best time to exercise? A better question is, “What is the best time for me to exercise?” Talk to your healthcare provider about what may be right for you. The key to getting the health benefits of exercise is to exercise regularly. So choose a time that will fit into your day. […]

Travel Tips: Have Pharmacy, Will Travel

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Nowadays, my brain seems to separate my life into two categories: 1) my “old” life (pre-diagnosis) and 2) my “new” life (post-diagnosis). The “old” Alexis tramped through airport security with the rest of humanity, lugging loaded bags and trying to endure fatigue. The “old” Alexis packed too much stuff, struggling to manage it all through […]

Your Lupus Healthcare Team

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) can affect many parts of the body. This means there are many possible symptoms. The symptoms vary from person to person and can change over time. Management plans for lupus are tailored to each patient’s unique symptoms. Often this approach requires a team of healthcare providers. Each of these providers can […]

Fight the Flu

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    Those most at risk for infection and complications from the seasonal flu virus are people with multiple chronic medical or systemic inflammatory illnesses like lupus, or those taking medicines such as prednisone that dampen (lower) immune system activity. Dr. Richard Furie, Rheumatologist, answered the following common questions about the flu. Q. I have […]