Lies

Four and Twenty Years, A Death Sentence, and Common Sense

I’m a pretty easy going person, most of the time, and unless I’m crossed with stupidity. Enter the diagnosis of Nirupa Jugmohan. When she was first diagnosed with lupus, she didn’t have a clue what it was. She understood it had something to do with her immune system. She also understood she had approximately 4… Read More Four and Twenty Years, A Death Sentence, and Common Sense

Lies, Lupus

The Good, The Bad and Partial Information About Pulmonary Hypertension in Lupus Patients

I admit I know a little bit about pulmonary hypertension. My knowledge comes from a patient I knew and from my curiosity and willingness to ask anything when I have the chance. Today I know more about this aspect of lupus due to a new study. A few years ago a young lady came in… Read More The Good, The Bad and Partial Information About Pulmonary Hypertension in Lupus Patients

Lies

Lipstick, Lies & Lupus – And the Lies Have It

Once again, while perusing the internet, I came across something about lupus written by the press that is inaccurate. Today’s lie comes from a story about Selena Gomez and her round face appearance at the Academy Awards. The reporter stated that Selena was either pregnant or was in a lupus flare. She stated that she… Read More Lipstick, Lies & Lupus – And the Lies Have It