Receive Support from Home & Chat with Lupus Advocates

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You are invited to participate in our Live Facebook Chat Tuesday at 12pm!   Lupus advocates will be LIVE on Facebook to answer your questions about living with lupus. Ask experts in your community support questions about living with lupus. This is a great opportunity to connect, receive support, and ask questions. Invite family and friends to […]

Join us at the Lupus Project Event on 2/24!

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Lupus LA will be a special guest at The Lupus Project on 2/24. This event is designed to bring together individuals living with lupus and their families for a convenient, fun, informative, and social affair, where health focused businesses and lupus organizations can share about their products/resources. Click Here for more information We look forward […]

Facing Lupus With a Smile

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While most people think of lupus as a painful physical condition, the disease can also have a strong impact on mental health. If you have lupus, whether you’ve received a recent diagnosis or have been living with lupus for years, it can take a toll on your mental wellbeing. It’s important that you acknowledge and understand […]

New Year, New Beginnings

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Happy 2018! January is always a great month to reflect and create new goals for the year. Imagine into the future and in December 2018 thinking: Wow, this year was really great! I laughed a lot, experienced a lot, and achieved a lot! The important thing to remember when setting new goals is to take […]

Chronically Happy: Helpful Book by Lori Hartwell

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Lori Hartwell has dealt with chronic illness since she was two years old when she first suffered kidney failure. Since that time, she has survived over 40 various surgeries, 13 years of dialysis, and four kidney transplants as well as all types of health issues related to being on meds for so long. When she […]

Holidays and Lupus

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The holidays are stressful for almost all of us. We want it to be a warm and happy time but between extra family gatherings, the food preparation for those events, the gift-giving, and sometimes extra travel, the holiday season takes its toll. For those with lupus it can be even more challenging. Part of the […]

Join us at the Patient Conference!

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The “Latest on Lupus” Patient Conference will be held on Saturday, December 16th at the UCLA Medical Center in the Tamkin Auditorium. Registration is now open and we invite you to join us as we learn more about living with lupus and the latest updates in research. REGISTER HERE Latest on Lupus Patient Conference December 16, 2017 […]

Caregiver Resources

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I am a caregiver – Caring for myself   While caregiving may be rewarding, it can also be stressful, physically demanding, and isolating. One of the ways you can be at your best as a caregiver is by looking after yourself. Following these tips may be a good start to taking better care of yourself. […]

Exercise and Lupus

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Exercise and movement are vitally important to maintaining good health. People living with lupus often suffer from fatigue and pain which can make it more difficult to exercise. It is important to find ways to still create opportunities for movement and exercise through the pain and fatigue. Try different forms of low-impact exercise such as […]

Questions to Ask My Doctor

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  It is important to have a strong understanding of what you need to do as well as for what each medication and procedure are intended. One great way to gain more understanding is to ask questions about every part of your care. Below you will find a list of general health questions as well […]