March 7, 2020 Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Lupus LA is dedicated to promoting and protecting the health of our lupus community. As such, we want to share the following guidelines from the Ameri...

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March 4, 2020 Coping with Lupus

Asking for Help

Asking for Help Most of us don’t like to ask for help. The more stressed we feel, the more likely we are say (or feel): “Oh, I’ll just do it...

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August 14, 2015 Uncategorized

Welcome Into the Loop

Welcome “Into the Loop” – Lupus LA’s new interactive blog. We are excited to have you here! We will share weekly blog posts throughout th...

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August 21, 2015 Uncategorized

Living with Lupus: “But you don’t look sick!”

Most people with lupus show few truly noticeable signs of the illness. Some may have a rash that comes and goes; a very few may suffer arthritis that ...

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August 28, 2015 Uncategorized

Living with Lupus: What You Should Know About the Sun

Did you know?   Sixty-seventy percent of lupus patients report that they suffer irritation or achiness after being in the sun. If you have been out ...

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September 4, 2015 Uncategorized

Living with Lupus: What Lupus Patients Need to Know About Sunscreens and Sunblock

For the last 20-30 years, Americans have become wiser about sun protection.  Unfortunately, the sunscreens that received FDA approval at that time di...

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September 11, 2015 Uncategorized

Living with Lupus: For Highly Sun-Sensitive Patients

A few people (less than 5 percent) are extremely sensitive to ultraviolet light and need to take extra precautions. For most people, the reason for th...

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September 18, 2015 Uncategorized

Easing Joint and Muscle Pain in Lupus

Muscle aches (myalgia) and joint pain (arthralgia) are very common in lupus. About 2/3 of the people awith lupus diagnosis complain of muscles aches, ...

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September 25, 2015 Uncategorized

Questions to Ask My Doctor

  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...

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October 2, 2015 Uncategorized

Join Us at the Patient Conference!

  The “Latest on Lupus” Patient Conference will be held on Saturday, October 17th at the UCLA Medical Center in the Tamkin Auditori...

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October 9, 2015 Uncategorized

Exercise and Lupus

Exercise and movement are vitally important to maintaining good health. People living with lupus often suffer from fatigue and pain which can make it ...

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October 16, 2015 Uncategorized

How to Manage Your Stress

How to Manage Your Stress Living with a chronic disease like lupus can be stressful. Too much stress can interfere with your daily life. Some people h...

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