Lupus Patient Turned Marathon Runner

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by Wendy Henderson |

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Self described former daredevil Claudine Nicholas was diagnosed with lupus at age 23. After years of suffering through debilitating health she decided that a change in nutrition was what she needed to live a better life. Watch this video shared by JuicePlus+ in December 2014 to hear Claudine explain how lupus affected her before and after focusing on nutrition.

Read about ways to manage lupus through diet changes here.

Pre-lupus Claudine was a fearless athlete who regularly played on team sports — even winning medals for downhill skiing. Now with regained energy levels, she’s earned more than 35 medals and trophies as a marathon runner.

Not a marathon athlete? Read here about some some exercises lupus patients can do at home.

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