Patient Stories

Lupus/Rheumatoid Arthritis

Tyndall 2016 USA

“At the age of 14 I came down with what we thought was a terrible flu, a fever and extremely achy joints and fingers turning white with no circulation.  My pediatrician tested my blood and”

Mixed Connective Tissue Disease/Lupus

Sankamithra 2013 USA

“I am 62 years old lady came to United States at the age of 40. I had always been in pain, fatigue, tiredness, and head aches all the time in my country but had not”

Lupus (SLE)

Shirley 2006

“Thanks to the antibiotic therapy i started nine yeays ago for my disease is well controled,and this is without any side effects. I am forever greatful.”

Lupus, Dermatomyositis

Karen 2004 USA

“My purpose in writing this story is to discuss my autoimmune diseases and by telling my story hopefully offer you some inspiration. I am aware I can not use my Dr's name so I will”

Lupus, Sjogren’s Syndrome

Sheila 2002 USA

“My story begins in 1988. I was a single mother, very active. I became quite ill with what seemed like the flu. I was still bedridden after two weeks of the onset and was starting”


Sarah 2002 USA

“This is long, but I'm a writer at heart, sorry! Hi, I am 33 yr old mother of two from California. I had Lupus full blown about 7 years. Previous to that, I had eating”