Patients & Supporters

Overview of Lupus Self-Management

Everyday Living with Lupus: Be Proactive

A recorded presentation with PowerPoint slides created by Jessica Rowshandel, LMSW and provided by Lupus Research Alliance to help you live with lupus including how you can create a coping toolkit (June 26, 2014)

Living With Lupus

An illustrated story that provides tips on how to live with lupus

Compiled August 2017 by The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Lupus Initiative workgroup on self-management. This information is provided for general education only. Individuals should consult a qualified health care provider for professional medical advice, diagnosis and treatment of a medical or health condition. This and the subsequent Self-Management pages contain a compilation of resources that may help people with lupus self-manage their health. It is the decision of each individual and his or her healthcare team whether a specific resource might or might not be useful to self-manage his or her health. The inclusion of these resources was based on recommendations made by a workgroup comprised of healthcare professionals and people living with lupus. This compilation of resources is not meant to be exhaustive. The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) does not benefit financially from sharing these resources. Please click here to view our policies regarding privacy, internal and external linking, and copyright and disclaimer issues. This and the subsequent Self-Management pages are, in part, supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under Cooperative Agreement Number NU58 DP006138. Its contents are solely the responsibility of its developers/authors. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services.