We created this website to help you help people with lupus find self-management resources
The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) defines self-management as a person’s continuous engagement in his/her healthcare to understand the illness, participate in the determination of a treatment plan, understand and adhere to the treatment plan, and feel empowered to discuss ongoing symptoms and challenges with their healthcare team. We devleoped this online self-managment support tool to provide you with resources that help people with lupus manage their disease outside of an office visit.
Disease knowledge and individual needs
Lupus and lupus nephritis affect everyone differently. Each person has different strengths and obstacles that can affect how they manage the disease. So, it is important that everyone understands the skills and support needed to successfully manage lupus and overall health. Share this website with your colleagues and people with lupus – lupusinitiative.org/selfcare!
Access these downloadable self-management guides:
The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) is an ethically-driven, professional membership organization committed to improving the care of patients with rheumatic disease and advancing the rheumatology subspecialty. The ACR Lupus Initiative® is a multi-faceted education program designed to reduce disparities and improve outcomes among people with lupus.