How Do I Manage My Lupus Nephritis?

Living with lupus nephritis is challenging, but there are things you can do to take an active role in your health and wellbeing. Early diagnosis and treatment may help prevent long-term kidney damage. So can eating a low-sodium diet, maintaining a healthy blood pressure, and exercising regularly. There may be steps you can take to be more in control of your condition. Before making any changes to your diet or activity level, always speak with your doctor. Explore this section for tips on how to get started.

Work with Your Healthcare Team

Living with lupus nephritis, you will interact with a number of different healthcare professionals and specialists. It's important to keep everyone on your treatment team informed, up-to-date, and in the loop to stay on top of your condition.

Your Healthcare Team

Eating Well and Exercising with Lupus Nephritis

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle means eating the right kinds of foods and exercising as recommended by your doctor. As always, talk to your doctor before making any changes to your lifestyle, care, or diet. Get moving toward a healthier you.

Diet and Exercise

Healthy Living

Practicing mindfulness meditation and getting enough rest are some practical ways to help manage stress and improve your overall health and wellness. Discover other healthy living tips on this page.

Healthy Living

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Guide to Talking with Your Doctor

Make the most of your healthcare appointments. Download this helpful discussion guide and bring it with you to your next doctor's visit.

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Personal Stories

Hear from people living with lupus nephritis as they share their experiences, challenges, and the things that have made a difference in their lives.

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