- The Washington Times - Sunday, April 22, 2001

Books

• "The Lupus Book: A Guide for Patients and Their Families," by Dr. Daniel J. Wallace, Oxford University Press, 2000. This is a basic guide to lupus causes, treatments and concerns.

• "The Lupus Handbook for Women: Up-to-date Information on Understanding and Managing the Disease Which Affects 1 in 500 Women," by Dr. Robin Dibner and Carol Colman, Fireside, 1994. This book is a guide to understanding the disease and its complications.

• "Living With Lupus: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding and Controlling Lupus While Getting on With Your Life," by Mary Horowitz, Marietta Abrams Brill and Dr. Mark Horowitz, Plume Publishing, 1994. This book particularly addresses lifestyle issues.

• "Living With Lupus: All the Knowledge You Need to Help Yourself," by Dr. Sheldon Paul Blau with Dodi Schultz, Perseus Publishing, 1993. This book also addresses lifestyle issues and wellness.

Associations

• Lupus Foundation of America, 1300 Piccard Drive, Suite 200, Rockville, Md. 20850. Phone: 800/558-0121. Web site: www.lupus.org. This group has research information and provides patient support and fact sheets. Local branches include the Lupus Foundation of Greater Washington (Phone: 703/684-2925; Web site: lupusgw.org) and the Maryland Lupus Foundation (Phone: 410/337-9000; Web site: www.npconnect.net/lupusmd).

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