Frequently Asked Questions.

page 1 F requently A sked q uestions 800-994-9662 TDD: 888-220-5446 Lupus Q: What is lupus? A: Lupus (LOO-puhss) is a chronic, autoimmune (aw-toh-ih-MYOON) disease.

What Is Lupus?

1 Fast Facts: An Easy-to-Read Series of Publications for the Public U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases National Institutes of Health 1 AMS Circle Bethesda, MD 20892-3675 Phone: 301-495-4484 Toll ...

Overcoming Barriers to Drug Development in Lupus

Overcoming Barriers to Drug Development in Lupus Final Report Prepared for: The Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. Submitted by: The Lewin Group, Inc.

Lupus is a disease of the immune system

Lupus Fact Sheet Lupus is a Chronic Autoimmune Disease Lupus is a disease of the immune system. The immune system normally protects the body by producing antibodies, or proteins, that attach to and destroy foreign invaders, such as bacteria or viruses.

Reference Summary

X-Plain Lupus Reference Summary Introduction Lupus is a disease that can affect almost every organ in the body. It causes symptoms that can vary from very mild to life threatening.

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Lupus)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Page 1 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Lupus) Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, usually referred to as SLE or lupus, is sometimes labeled the "great imitator."

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Lupus: A Patient Care Guide for Nurses and Other Health Professionals is concerned primarily with systemic lupus erythematosus. Systemic lupus erythematosus ...


More than 500 physicians, scientists, researchers, advocates, people with lupus and their supporters met in Vancouver for the 9 th International Congress on SLE.

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FACT SHEETS Published by Registered Charity No. 1051610 Further fact sheets are available as follows: LUPUS Incidence within the Community LUPUS A Guide for Patients LUPUS The Symptoms and Diagnosis LUPUS The Heart and Lungs LUPUS and the Brain LUPUS and the Kidneys LUPUS The Joints and Muscles ...


1 LUPUS: NONDIETARY AND DIETARY FACTORS © 2004 Amy C. Brown, PhD, RD Department of Human Nutrition, Food, & Animal Sciences College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources University of Hawaii at Manoa 1955 East-West Road, Rm 216 Honolulu, HI 96822 808/956-3846 * 808/956-4024 fax amybrown ...

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