Category: About Lupus

Lupus and Nutrition

A good diet should be a priority for everyone. However, when there are complex lupus symptoms to manage, you have to go above and beyond the basic nutritional guidelines. This isn’t always and e...

Summertime Blues

The song “Summertime,” made famous by the incomparable Ella Fitzgerald, starts like this: “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy… Fish are jumpin’ and the cotton is high…” Now, If you...

Traveling With Lupus

Set yourself up for success by reviewing the Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus travel guide!     Preparing The Flight The Hotel Room Getting Around Town The Food The Medications In Case of an Emergenc...

Symptoms of Lupus in Men

  Symptoms of Lupus in Men Lupus is not a women’s disease.  It is a disease that can affect any demographic category and gender, though it affects women the most. This article outlines how to reco...

The Lupus and Diet Dilemma

Contents: The Lupus and Diet Dilemma: What should we eat? What should we avoid? Tricks are for kids Lupus and Diet: What are the recommendations for what we should be eating? Ok, now for the bad news...

Lupus in Children

Contents: Lupus in Children Causes Diagnosing Lupus in Children What is the treatment for lupus in children? What is the prognosis or long-term outlook for children diagnosed with lupus? Helping your ...

Lupus Awareness Month 2018

Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus May is National Lupus Awareness Month – a time for Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus and partnering organizations across the country to highlight the disease. May 10th is W...

The Heart of the Matter

Lupus and the Cardiovascular System Lupus and the cardiovascular system are about as friendly as the Montagues and the Capulets.  In fact, the cardiovascular system, (which includes the heart and blo...

Mouth Sores and Lupus

Contents: Introduction How is it diagnosed? What may be causing my mouth sores if it is not lupus? How are mouth sores treated? What can be done to help alleviate or prevent them How can my dentist he...

Peripheral Neuropathy

Contents: What is peripheral neuropathy? What causes peripheral neuropathy? What are the symptoms? How is it diagnosed? How is it treated? Alternative treatments and self-care options In Conclusion &n...