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Important Advisory for Message Board Visitors
Words of caution regarding information posted to the message boards.
1 1 Words of Caution.
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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.
4 4 Rules of the Message Boards
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World Lupus Day 2017
Information about the 2017 observance of World Lupus Day
1 1 Lupus Groups Invited to Parti...
by lupuscommunity
Patient Education Conference at Lupus 2017 Congress
Information about the Patient Education Conference that will be held in conjunction with the 14th International Congress on Lupus and Related Diseases
1 1 Patient Conference, March 29,...
by lupuscommunity
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.
2221 245 lupus antibody and stroke
by Cakelady
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.
1211 111 Just diagnosed. Am I having ...
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.
4738 451 New here, currently being tes...
by TXgirl
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.
1123 127 Do you schedule your own MRI,...
by Mr. Bun
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?
1961 222 Plaquenil and anxiety
by Robinj
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.
3589 330 Doctors
by TXgirl
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.
292 17 Disability... just venting
by Debster1971
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.
178 16 Flu vaccine
by armte
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.
462 64 Lupus and Periods
by Saddier
Men and Lupus
Talk with other men who are living with lupus.
71 10 any other men with lupus on t...
by ross1138
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.
181 12 Take care of yourself.
by Motty3
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.
242 57 The 4 Best New Medicines to T...
by Robinj
General Health News
For discussing health information that is not directly related to lupus.
by Baker1

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