Lupus Foundation of America Medical Director Dr. Joan Merrill provides an overview of lupus and its health effects.
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. David Wofsy of the University of California, San Francisco, leads a discussion and takes questions about being newly diagnosed and living with lupus.