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  1. Hi Jack, as a grown daughter of an SLE mom with...

    Hi Jack, as a grown daughter of an SLE mom with severe mood swings I can honestly say that I understand your confusion and frustration. It took me a long time to learn why there was so much anxiety...
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    Thanks Steve, I'll tell her to ask her doctor...

    Thanks Steve, I'll tell her to ask her doctor about it next time she's in. She'd be happy to try anything to lessen the symptoms :)
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    Just a quick update, they do indeed think that my...

    Just a quick update, they do indeed think that my mom has IBS that which is a pain, but also a bit of a relief compared to what we were worried it might be! :| Hopefully she can get it under control...
  4. Awareness: help with graphics & media

    Hi everyone, I'd just like to put it out there that if anyone is setting up a lupus event, creating posters or any other kind of awareness media and needs help with simple graphics or logos...feel...
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    Thanks everyone, I'm going to speak to her about...

    Thanks everyone, I'm going to speak to her about this again and just make sure she knows the different things she might ask about when they are doing the scope. I've got her reading the forums and...
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    Stomach Issues?

    Pretty worried about my mom right now, she's been having issues with her stomach after eating. She isn't able to eat any more than a palm-full or two at any time and is having fairly severe stomach...
  7. Hello, Saysusie, Thank you for taking the time...

    Hello, Saysusie,

    Thank you for taking the time to review this. I understand completely why this forum may not be the right place for my class research. I appreciate being permitted to join the...
  8. It's my understanding that there are quite a few...

    It's my understanding that there are quite a few different types of electrical stimulation therapy gadgets
    So far I've seen a few similar looking devices:

    TENS
    MENS
    Bio-electric stimulation...
  9. The industrial design process is transdisiplinary...

    The industrial design process is transdisiplinary so its hard to pigeon hole it - but no it's not a formal research project. Im hoping that anyone willing to take part will be able to have fun, be...
  10. Cool steve, I didn't think of gloves, that's a...

    Cool steve, I didn't think of gloves, that's a really great application for it. :) A friend on facebook mentioned to me the other day he squeezes his wife's hands when they ache to help relieve the...
  11. Project scope clarification

    I'll give you a bit more about the project scope. To be honest I didn't want to add too much information before the project was approved but I think clarification would be helpful.

    This is...
  12. Has anyone tried a T.E.N.S unit for alternate pain relief?

    I've been reading about the use of T.E.N.S (Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) units for the use of musculoskeletal and arthritis pain and am wondering if anyone here has tried it for...
  13. Thanks Mica, I'd appreciate your input :) I...

    Thanks Mica, I'd appreciate your input :)
    I think an app could prove very helpful, especially on a touch screen device because I've been researching the use of touch screen devices and found people...
  14. Thanks for passing it on Rob, I appreciate it....

    Thanks for passing it on Rob, I appreciate it.
    Desley: Thanks, I do indeed have an informed consent form prepared through the university, one for online surveys and a paper/electronic one for other...
  15. Thank you so much Marla, the additional resources...

    Thank you so much Marla, the additional resources will be extremely helpful. I'm very appreciative of any help I can muster in this. I will also pass on the links to my classmates as some are...
  16. Awesome, thanks Delsey. Its indeed hard to get...

    Awesome, thanks Delsey. Its indeed hard to get good data. I'm also taking the second part of an ergonomics course which helps with case studies, user profile creation, research and cognitive...
  17. Hi Steve, thanks for the reply :) I'm thinking...

    Hi Steve, thanks for the reply :)

    I'm thinking of trying to design a simple phone or touch-device app to help journal activities that potentially contribute to flares. The reason I've chosen this...
  18. Research/Designer & Daughter of SLE Mom

    Hi everyone, my name is Bobbi and I'm the daughter of a terrific 55 year old lady with Lupus SLE. My mom started having symptoms within a few years of my being born. By the time I was 5-6 she battled...
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