Lupus Fact of the Day:

May 18, 2011

May 17: About five percent of the children born to individuals with lupus will develop the illness. At present, there is no genetic screening test that can determine who might go on to develop lupus later in life.

May 18: Lupus is typically treated by a doctor called a rheumatologist. Depending on how lupus affects their body, some people with lupus may need additional care from specialists, like a dermatologist for skin problems, a nephrologist for kidney disease, or a cardiologist for heart complications.

via the Lupus Foundation of America
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1 comment:

BigAppleNosh said...

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