Watch this YouTube video -- patients' important questions are answered about living with lupus
This presentation (link below) is published on YouTube by lupus warrior Kelli Roseta of "More Than Lupus"
Moderator and questions are asked by lupus warrior Molly McCabe
Lupus questions about "The Lupus Secrets" and living with lupus are answered by Don Thomas, MD
Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) dosing, safety, how to avoid eye problems
Belimumab (Benlysta) safety and helpfulness for lupus
How long does it take for Benlysta to work?
Which lupus patients are the best candidates for Benlysta treatment
Genetics and epigenetics that can predispose people to getting lupus
Why lupus occurs more often in people of color (African descent, Hispanic, Asian, indigenous peoples)
The treatment of lupus and rheumatoid arthritis overlap, also called rhupus
What is the significance of an antinuclear antibody (ANA) test becoming negative in a lupus patient?
How to ensure that new doctors believe your diagnosis of systemic lupus made by a previous doctor
The use of hormone replacement therapy (estrogen, progesterone) in women after menopause
Steroid usage in lupus. Should it be stopped?
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Don Thomas, MD, author of "The Lupus Encyclopedia" and brought to you by Kelli Roseta of "More Than Lupus" and author of "My Special Butterfly"
Note that Dr. Thomas' posts are for informational purposes only, and are not meant to be specific medical advice for individuals. Always seek the advice of your healthcare provider with any questions regarding your own medical situation.
DONALD THOMAS, MD