Dr. David Wofsy of the University of California, San Francisco, leads a discussion and takes questions about being newly diagnosed and living with lupus.
Treatment of lupus is tailored to the indvidual's needs, the organs that are affected, and the symptoms and health effects of lupus. In this podcast produced for the 2012 observance of Lupus Awareness Month, Dr. Richard Furie, chief of the Division of Rheumatology and Allergy-Clinical Immunology of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, provides an overview of how lupus is treated, including the drugs used to treat lupus.
Presenter: Richard Furie, MD
Presentation date: May 15, 2012
Dr. Michelle Petri of the Johns Hopkins University Medical Center discussed the results of a study of vitamin D supplementation in people with lupus.