Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana is an author, journalist, former Mrs. New York, and founder of LupusChick.com, a New York-based nonprofit and award-winning website for lupus patients. She is the author of Lupus: Real Life, Real Patients, Real Talk and travels around the U.S. speaking on the topic of autoimmune disease on a regular basis. In her free time, she is an avid baker with a love for food photography and styling. Currently finishing her memoir, Marisa resides in New York with her husband, mom, and rescued terrier, Bogey.

Latest by Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana

Practical Tips for Managing Chronic Hives

How do you manage a visible skin condition like chronic urticaria? Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana shares nine practical tips for living successfully with hives.

What Chronic Hives Taught Me About Life and Health

Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana knew how to deal with an invisible illness like Lupus, but an outbreak of chronic hives taught her a whole new set of lessons.