LUPUS AND CHILDREN

By | June 11, 2021

Systemic lupus in children and adolescents in ten key points: Editor: Dr. B. Bader-Meunier, Reference Center “Juvenile Arthritis”, Necker Hospital, Paris) Publisher: Drs Quartier (Reference Center “Juvenile Arthritis”, Paris), Dr. Ranchin (Pediatric Nephrology, Lyon) 1 What is Systemic Lupus? How is Lupus treated and supervised in children and adolescents? SLE is an autoimmune disease that can affect one… Read More »

WHAT IF LUPUS IS INFORMED TO ME

By | June 11, 2021

Great stories always begin with “Once upon a time …”. The story of Lupus is no exception to this tradition! As a young intern in medicine, I was immediately fascinated by this bizarre disease with an enigmatic name. This fascination was conveyed to me by Maxime Seligman, the father of French clinical immunology, when I was allowed to… Read More »

WHY DO WOMEN HAVE MORE AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES THAN MEN?

By | June 11, 2021

Most are women, sometimes with a gender ratio of 9 women to 1 man, as in Lupus and Sjogren’s Syndrome. Why this female dominance? For a long time only female hormones (estrogen) were exposed, but this explanation was insufficient, since estrogen can even have an anti-inflammatory protective function under certain circumstances. Other interesting and original explanations have been… Read More »

HOW TO LIVE WITH LUPUS

By | June 11, 2021

Monitor your lifestyle: in order to limit the risk of infection, strict hygiene (dental care, skin care, prevention of fungal infections) is very important. In addition, it is necessary to monitor your diet, certain products can cause unpleasant disturbances. In order to live in harmony with yourself, you need to learn to take care of your body, to… Read More »

EXPERIENCE INTERVIEW WITH CARENITY

By | June 11, 2021

Lupus is a chronic disease in which, for some inexplicable reason, the immune system’s defense cells attack the patient’s body. The symptoms vary from person to person and are many and varied: fever, fatigue, pain, visual disturbances, nephropathy, swelling of the joints, patches of skin with scabs. This week Claudia, a member of the lupus community, is helping… Read More »

PREGNANCY AND LUPUS: NOT EASY!

By | June 11, 2021

Good morning everyone! Today I am going to tell you a very interesting topic for lupus in general, since about 9 out of 10 people with lupus are women. If I was this far from my blog, it wasn’t because I was sick of it or had more time. Simply, many events have followed one another over the… Read More »