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Quick Facts About Lupus

What is Lupus?
  • Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease in which a person's immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue, cells and organs.
What are the Symptoms? 
  • Fatigue
  • Skin rashes 
  • Severe joint inflammation
  • Muscle pain,
  • Organ failure 
  • Death
What causes Lupus?
  • That is still unknown but research suggest it is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors.
Who has Lupus?
  • 1.5 million Americans suffer from Lupus
  • 90% of people who has Lupus are women
  • African American women are 3x likely to get Lupus than Caucasian women
  • Latinos tend to have the most aggressive disease activity

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