March 04, 2013

Lupus Now: Spring 2013 Preview!

Inflammation in the renal system is one of the most common complications of lupus. The cover story in this issue takes a close-up look at how advances in understanding and treating lupus kidney disease are changing lives.

Are you wondering exactly what the Affordable Care Act means for you? We look at coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, and more, in our story on health care reform.

Developing a new drug takes a lot of time and investment, and many willing participants—especially for a complex disease such as lupus.  Follow along as the Foundation’s Medical Director discusses the process of clinical trials of potential lupus treatments and access to care issues.

Do you know the symptoms of an overactive or underactive thyroid? Get informed with our article on how a malfunctioning thyroid can affect you when you have lupus.

Don’t miss the stories in our Lupus Living section: tips on lowering stress, how a pet can help your health, choosing a legitimate online pharmacy, and ways to manage medication costs. Plus, in recognition of Lupus Awareness Month in May, find out what our readers want the public to know about lupus.

From the Foundation’s new call to action, Help Us Solve the Cruel Mystery™, to the 45-foot Purple Bus Education and Awareness Tour, you won’t want to miss a word of the Spring issue! Subscribe today!

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