Nutrition

fresh fruits and vegetables are a healthy part of the lupus dietThe person with Lupus often has special nutritional needs related to medical conditions that may arise during the course of the disease. These conditions include steroid-induced osteoporosis or diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and kidney disease. For the SLE person to maintain optimal health, they must work closely with the dietitian and physician to develop a nutritional plan specific to the person’s disease and manifestations.