Dr. Meenakshi Jolly, of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, discusses the results of a study to validate an instrument to measure disease activity and quality of life.
Dr. S. Sam Lim of Emery University School of Medicine discusses the Georgia Lupus Registry which found black women have a significantly higher incidence of lupus than most reports in the scientific literature.
Dr. Michelle Petri of the Johns Hopkins University Medical Center discusses the results of a study that evaluated revised criteria for diagnosing lupus.
A study lead by Dr. Jill Buyon and Dr. Jane Salmon on lupus pregnancies found that the majority of women with stable lupus had successful pregnancies.
Dr. Betty Diamond, head of the Center for Autoimmune Diseases and Musculoskeletal Disorders at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, discusses the central nervous system and lupus.
Lupus nephritis is the term used when lupus affects the kidneys. Dr. Ellen Ginzler, of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, leads a discussion about lupus kidney disease.
Dr. David Wofsy of the University of California, San Francisco, leads a discussion and takes questions about being newly diagnosed and living with lupus.