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Five men share their stories about living with lupus, and finding support in groups specifically for men.
During an appearance on Good Morning America, actor, comedian, and musician Nick Cannon announced that he has lupus nephritis.
The researchers hoped to learn about the degree to which sex-specific genetic differences contribute to the susceptibility to developing lupus.
The USA Network television show “Royal Pains” recently has brought increased attention and awareness to lupus through a recurring character, “Jack,” who has developed lupus. Jack’s storyline has highlighted two important aspects of the disease: lupus nephritis (kidney involvement) and men and lupus.
A report on a study funded by the Lupus Foundation of America found that males required a higher number of lupus susceptible genes to develop the disease.
To gain some insight into coping strategies specifically for men, we posed questions to six men about their lives with lupus.
The researchers hoped to identify specific characteristics of lupus patients who develop CHD that differ from those who do not.
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