Expert Advice

Hear what doctors have to say about living with lupus, and how best to work with your team of healthcare professionals.

These videos are not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult your healthcare provider for advice that is right for you and your medical condition.

Make the Most of Your Medical Visits

Learn why it's so important to record all your symptoms for your doctor.

Tammy Utset, MD

University of Chicago, Associate Professor of Medicine; Director, Lupus Clinical Program

Partner With Your Doctor

Find out why it's so important to establish open communication and trust with members of your healthcare team.

Oscar Soto, MD

San Juan Arthritis and Research Center, Rheumatologist

Understanding Pain Management

Learn why it's important to be as specific as you can about pain so that your doctor can recommend the best ways to deal with it.

Tammy Utset, MD

University of Chicago, Associate Professor of Medicine; Director, Lupus Clinical Program

Minimizing Sun Exposure

Discover strategies for reducing sun exposure.

Tammy Utset, MD

University of Chicago, Associate Professor of Medicine; Director, Lupus Clinical Program

Pacing Yourself

Find out why it's so important to conserve your energy, even on good days.

Tammy Utset, MD

University of Chicago, Associate Professor of Medicine; Director, Lupus Clinical Program

The FREE Lupus Symptoms Reference Kit can help you identify, track, and gain a better understanding of your symptoms.

It includes:
  • Lupus Checklist: Record symptoms and health changes.
  • Lupus Impact TrackerTM: Rate how lupus is affecting your life.
  • Lupus Dictionary: Define lupus-related terms.
  • Lupus Journal: Collect your thoughts about your lupus.

Contact a lupus support specialist toll-free:

1-855-US-IN-LUPUS

(1-855-874-6587)

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