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How to Use These Message Boards
Learn how to set up your new account and create your profile so you can use these new lupus message boards.
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Welcome and Introductions
Are you new to the boards? Introduce yourself and learn more about the other members. Do you have questions that are specific to your part of the country (i.e. need a rheumy in Chicago?) If so, ask them here.
1947 208 Need a good Rheumatologist in...
by Rescueanimals
Recently Diagnosed with Lupus
Have you been recently diagnosed with lupus? Here you can chat with others who are also adjusting to living with lupus.
1137 102 Suggestions please
by taffylinden
Lupus Symptoms
Here is where you can share the signs and symptoms you are experiencing and pose questions about their potential meaning or relationship to lupus.
4241 400 Lupus and the nervous system
by Auntie Peeb
Tests and Procedures
What are the different tests (for example, blood and urine tests) and procedures (for example, skin or kidney biopsies) regarding lupus? Are you about to have a procedure, and are not sure what to expect? Or, have you lived with lupus for a long time, and have experienced many different types of tests? If so, are you willing to share your experiences with others? Then this is the section for you.
1065 117 ANA positive but anti-dsDNA n...
by CarmenLuz
Lupus Treatments
Here you can discuss the various types of treatments for lupus. What has worked for you? What hasn't worked for you? What have some of your challenges been?
1840 206 Reumy visit update
by Cakelady
Coping with Lupus
This message board is for those who want to share their techniques for coping with lupus. Or for those who are seeking guidance as to how to cope with lupus.
3395 311 SLEEP, please
by sailormoon
Disability, Insurance and Social Security Issues
Are you eligible for Social Security Disability? How do you apply? Are you having problems with your insurance? What do you do if you’ve been denied disability benefits by Social Security? Share your advice and experiences here.
226 14 Life Insurance Policy
by Baker1
Lupus in the Workplace
Having lupus while holding down a job can present a number of challenges. Do you tell your employer that you have lupus or do you keep it hidden. Are your co-workers understanding about the imitations lupus imposes or are you subject to discrimination or skepticism when you feel bad. How do you balance work, family and your own health needs? Share advice or pose a question.
174 14 Health care jobs & required v...
by Baker1
Women's Issues
Here you can talk about a wide variety of topics such as: breast augmentation when you have lupus; sexuality and intercourse; hormone replacement therapy; pregnancy, fertility and oral contraceptives; and annual exams and mammograms.
454 63 Women & Young People Under Ag...
by Darsmithrn
Men and Lupus
Talk with other men who are living with lupus.
70 10 Do emorions play a role in lu...
by christines555
Children, Teens and Young Adults
Talk with other children, teens and young adults who are living with lupus.
58 9 Athletes with LUPUS
by Cakelady
Caregivers of People with Lupus
Are you a spouse, parent, child, family member or a friend who takes care of someone living with lupus? This is your space to chat with others who are also caregivers.
176 11 What is the best way to suppo...
by mydivinelife
Lupus in the News
Have you heard lupus discussed in the news? Or has it been mentioned on TV or the radio? You can discuss what you’ve heard here.
176 40 Lupus and Dating
by Mr. Bun
General Health News
For discussing health information that is not directly related to lupus.
748 108 list of autoimmune diseases
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