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Lupus: A Frustrating Diagnosis Journey You Don’t Need to Embark Alone

December 27, 2022

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Read time:

5-15 mins
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Presented by Michigan Medicine

Lupus, an autoimmune disorder that disproportionately affects Black women, is increasing year after year. Occurring when the immune system starts a pattern of attacking organs in the body, it’s hard to treat when activated in the body, causing significant life changes to keep the disease from spreading. Michelle Kahlenberg, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor of rheumatology at the University of Michigan Medical School, discusses how to take care of yourself, the support that one may need, and how to advocate to get the help you may need.

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