Our expert says:
Is she on any chronic medication? If so, please be so kind as to advise what medication she is using. It will be very difficult to use weight, especially if she is being treated with cortisone. The crux of the matter is that she will have to take in less kilojoules and to exercise regularly. Refer to the following article for detailed information about her condition, treatment thereof: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Systemic_lupus_erythematosus
Also refer to the following article regarding good exercise options for SLE patients: http://www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/new_learnliving.aspx?articleid=2253&zoneid=527
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