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World Autoimmune Arthritis Day ’15: Nonprofits Offer Support

World Autoimmune Arthritis Day 2015

It’s World Autoimmune Arthritis Day/Week 2015 (WAAD 2015), coordinated and hosted by the amazing nonprofit International Foundation for Autoimmune Arthritis. The free, all-online event runs from May 15 at 12 noon Eastern – May 21 at 12 noon Eastern for autoimmune arthritis patients and supporters! Register here anytime during the week to participate. Autoimmune arthritis covers the following conditions: Ankylosing

Manage Blood Sugar With Low Glycemic Foods

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Keeping your blood sugar from spiking and ensuring you have the right mix of fat, fiber and protein at every meal is the guiding light for a good autoimmune diet.  It also keeps the hypoglycemia away, which is critical for us autoimmune moms. This handy chart is one of the best I’ve seen for a quick reference guide – so

Make-Up To Hide The Signs Of Autoimmune Fatigue

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It’s bad enough to feel so tired it’s like you’re walking through thick mud, but for it to show on your face when you need to look your best is even worse.  Luckily, you have a variety of makeup tricks at your disposal to cover fatigue symptoms. Fatigue is a highly common symptom of autoimmune disease.  Research shows that when

Gluten Free Food Allergy Fest 2015: 5 NEW Fantastic Products

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Favorite gluten quotes: “Gluten would be easier to live with if it wasn’t so full of itself.” “Giving up gluten is like leaving an unhealthy relationship.” -gfJules.com I attended my first “gluten free expo” event on March 1 in my hometown of Austin, Texas.  I was blown away by the Gluten Free Food Allergy Fest for its depth and breadth

Oh Sugar, Really? You’re Giving Me Joint Pain and Inflammation?

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Slavery is alive and well in our society, but it’s not what you may think.  Americans are slaves to sugar, and the bonds are tightening every year at a rate of nearly 2%.  Back in the 1700s, before the conveniences of modern industrialized life, we consumed, on average, 4 pounds of sugar per year. Nowadays, it’s more like 78 pounds