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Wellness Through Writing

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As patients traverse the mysterious journey that is Lupus, and try to battle the war within their bodies, they may stumble and fall. Isolation and depression can quickly take over, worsening both mental and physical symptoms. Thankfully, there are many therapeutic and easily-accessible writing tools through which patients can liberate their thoughts. Today’s technology gives […]

Applying for Disability Benefits with Lupus

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As a life-long, autoimmune condition that can have wide-reaching implications for your overall health, wellbeing, stamina, and employability, lupus is an illness for which you can receive disability benefits. In order to meet Social Security Administration (SSA) medical eligibility rules however, your lupus must be severe and significantly decrease your ability to work or stop […]

Having a Type-A Disease

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Lupus patient, Amanda Palley, recently shared her story. Please check out this powerful article, “Having a Type-A Disease” and learn more about Amanda’s story by clicking here:  Click Here

Update on Clinical Trials in Lupus

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Clinical trials for lupus are hard to conduct because SLE is a disease with many different manifestations. These manifestations can affect any one of nine different organ systems (skin, joints, lung, etc), and they are difficult to measure. Many clinical trials have been conducted using guidelines that were published by the Food and Drug Administration […]