Additional data from the CDC National Lupus Patient Registry project demonstrates that lupus is a widespread disease with a significant impact.
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New Tool Helps to Ensure Better Representation of Minorities in Future Lupus Quality of Life Studies
Researchers now have a cost effective tool to help them better understand the burden of disease among populations at high risk for developing lupus. Learn more.
There are substantial racial disparities in the burden of lupus, according to initial data from the largest and most far-reaching epidemiology study ever conducted on the disease lupus. New data from two registries, part of the National Lupus Patient Registry (NLPR), also reveal that black females disproportionately are burdened by lupus, a devastating and complicated autoimmune disease.
A new study summarizes the best available evidence regarding the risk of heart disease and stroke among people with lupus.
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. Joseph McCune of the University of Michigan discusses preliminary data from the Michigan Lupus Registry and how this epidemiology study will help advance lupus research and treatment.
Our support groups encourage and accept people as they are and provide a comfortable learning environment to help attendees develop the best coping strategies to reduce stress that often accompanies living with lupus.
Online support groups are moderated by trained facilitators and are offered several times a month in the chat room of our online community