Lupus

By | November 23, 2014

What Is Lupus? Fast Facts: An Easy-to-Read Series of Publications for the Public 3 Rheumatologists—doctors who treat arthritis and other diseases that cause swelling in the

Page 1 . Lupus . Lupus occurs 10 times more often in women than in men. The disease typically presents in people in their twenties and thirties. Systemic lupus erythematosus, referred to as SLE or lupus, is sometimes called the “great imitator.”

Patients with lupus go through cycles of symptoms, called flares, and periods of wellness, called remission. Other symptoms of lupus include chest pain, hair loss,

LUPUS CHECKLIST If you have systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus), every symptom matters. With lupus, it is important to discuss all of your symptoms —

Reese Witherspoon and Paula Abdul attend the Lupus LA Hollywood Bag Ladies Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on November 21, 2014.… READ ON

FACTS ABOUT LUPUS: Lupus is one of the cruelest, most mysterious diseases on earth—an unpredictable and misunderstood autoimmune disease that ravages di!erent parts of the body.

lupus.org • donate@lupus.org . Make a Tax-Deductible Gift for Lupus Education, Support and Research . The Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. is a 501(C)3 Non-Profit Organization/Tax ID #43-1131436 . DONOR INFORMATION PAYMENT INFORMATION .

2 Meet Mara Q&A with an LFM support group volunteer giving back, and still receiving The Lupus Foundation of Minnesota recently asked Mara Locketz

1 Concept Paper Systemic Lupus Erythematosus DRAFT 1 I INTRODUCTION 2 Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic disease characterized by protean manifestations

Lupus Symptom Checklist Symptom Where? When did you first notice? How often? Recent dates? Example: Red rash face and chest 2 years ago Once or twice

Diagnosing Lupus: a physician’s point of View Alana Levine, MD, is a young rheumatologist who possesses an ample amount of energy, compassion,

Lupus: Autoimmune Disease and Hidden Pathogens by Simon Yu, MD Lupus is a classic case of an autoimmune disease of unknown cause for which modern medicine doesn’t

Symptoms. People with lupus often have features that are not specific to lupus. These include fever, fatigue, weight loss, blood clots and hair loss in spots or around the hairline. They may also have heartburn, stomach pain,

What causes lupus? Researchers are hunting for clues to this mystery. Most likely, lupus develops when a person inherits certain genes from their parents, and then factors

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Page 2 Why this inflammatory response begins is not clear. It most likely results from a mix of inherited tendencies and things in your environment.

Ystemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a multisys-tem inflammatory disorder that manifests with a variety of symptoms. Systems affected include in-

Reese Witherspoon and Paula Abdul attend the Lupus LA Hollywood Bag Ladies Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on November 21, 2014.… READ ON

Turner Broadcasting acquires Lupus Films’ new series ‘ Toot the Tiny Tugboat, ’ which will premiere early next year on Cartoonito.

( Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center ) Tsokos, Chief of Rheumatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is honored for investigations into the origins of lupus which have led to the discovery of new therapeutic targets.

George Tsokos, MD, Chief of Rheumatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and a national leader in the field of lupus research was honored by both the Lupus Foundation and the American College of Rheumatology with two awards presented at the 2014 ACR Annual Scientific Meeting.