Tag: autoimmune disease

  • How COVID-19 can improve care for patients with autoimmune diseases

    How COVID-19 can improve care for patients with autoimmune diseases

    It can be hard to focus on the positive outcomes when you’re confronted with the COVID-19 data everyday. You can see Tableau’s Data Resource Hub for Coronavirus (COVID-19) below, which is updated daily. If you are reading this and concerned you might have COVID-19, you can self-assess with this helpful chatbot at home. var divElement […]

  • What it’s like for me to live with Sjögren’s

    What it’s like for me to live with Sjögren’s

    April is Sjögren’s Awareness Month. Every year, the #ThisisSjögrens campaign takes off and I find myself speaking out in the hopes that someday our world might start to take this disease more seriously. Symptoms I’ve learned to live with Sjögren’s is not a cookie cutter disease. It’s not just a “dry eyes and mouth” disease. […]

  • Tips for managing your autoimmune disease, especially in pregnancy.

    It’s especially important to take precautions when you live with an autoimmune disease and must seek constant medical advice from providers and professionals. 1. Know the hospital you will go to for emergencies. Are they familiar with your autoimmune disease? Do they know your rheumatologist and other specialists you see? Do they have all your […]

  • 3 questions to ask yourself before starting an autoimmune diet.

    3 questions to ask yourself before starting an autoimmune diet.

    ASK: Is this really hurting me? I wish I’d gotten this advice years ago when I was trying different diets in an effort to find out what would help me manage my symptoms and flare-ups. How do you find out? You try an actual elimination diet. That doesn’t mean going cold turkey or suddenly throwing […]