View Full Version : Lupus a greater risk for young, black women with more life-threatening complications

10-28-2013, 01:34 AM
Young, black women have the highest rate of developing lupus and are most likely to be diagnosed at a younger age than whites and during childbearing years, according to a new University of Michigan study of lupus in Southeastern Michigan...

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10-28-2013, 07:55 AM
i had recently read about this study elsewhere.

it is great to hear that more research is being done to further an old promising study......
The study was based on a diverse population of roughly 2.4 million residents.....A $3 million grant ... will allow Somers and her colleagues to continue researching risk factors ......

10-28-2013, 04:59 PM
I remember when benlysta was first deemed successful (about 3 years ago) I saw Oprah Winfrey talking about how young African American women were more likely to have lupus and less likely to be helped by benlysta.