lupus

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How A Comic Book Disease Helped Me Come To Terms With Lupus

When it comes to getting people to treat sickness seriously, a fictional disease can sometimes be more powerful than a real one.

When Lupus Happens To You

In today's celebrity culture, it's all too common to compare yourself to the glitterati... but that cuts both ways when you have an autoimmune disease.

Community Roundup: How Do You Learn To Advocate For Yourself?

Advocating for yourself when you have a disability or health condition is a constant challenge. Here's some advice on how to do it effectively.

Mixed Blessings

Multi-ethnic patients can have a harder time matching with a bone marrow donor. This nonprofit aims to change that.

Community Roundup: What Advice Would You Give The Recently Diagnosed?

If you had just one piece of advice to give at the beginning of a friend's journey post-diagnosis, what would it be?

The Patient Whisperer

In medicine, plain language saves lives, which is why Jennifer Pearce dedicated her career to helping patients understand doctors, and the other way around.

Community Roundup: Why Should We Tell Our Stories?

Every person has a story worth telling, but all too often, those with conditions are shamed into silence. Here's what that needs to change.

My Mother’s Beautiful Smile

Through her invisible battle with multiple health conditions, including lupus and fibromyalgia, my mother has taught me the meaning of love and sacrifice.

2017: Our Favorite Essays

A werewolf father, a prophet from outer space, and what Selena Gomez can teach us about lupus: these are just a few of our favorite essays of the year.