Have Lupus? There's an App for that...
A recent news article applauds the Lupus Foundation of America for donating $23 million dollars to researchers across the US conducting studies which will "fill in the gaps" on needed Lupus research. My favorite one?
"Miriam Kaufman, M.D.
Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto Ontario, Canada
"Creation of a Mobile Application to Support Self-Management"
This is the Lucy Vodden Research Grant Award, established by the Lupus Foundation of America and Julian Lennon. This research aims to develop a mobile application to help young people with lupus to manage their own care, improve tracking of symptoms, and improve the quality of communications with their treating team.
Neuropsychiatric Lupus Grant Award (For research on manifestations of lupus within central or peripheral nervous system)"
The doctor even shares my first name!!! This *app* was meant for me! <3
"Fortuna Favet Fortibus" ...Fortune Favors the Brave.
~ Diagnosed SLE Lupus, Endometriosis, Anxiety Disorder, IBS~
Meds: 400mg Plaquenil, Prednisone 6-day pack (for flares), 800mg Ibuprofen 3x day, Xanex (rarely), Vicodin (rarely)
Supplements: Omega 3/6/9 complex, 2000iu Vit D, Iron/B12, Calcium, Folate complex, Cranberry, Probiotic, MSM/Glucosamine.