Lupus is a chronic, non-contagious and autoimmune disease that can affect and weaken any part of the patient’s body. Lupus affects people by attacking the immune system, and the immune system is what protects you from viruses, bacteria, and germs.
Lupus nephritis is a form of lupus that attacks the kidneys and can cause kidney failure. This is what happened to celebrity Nick Cannon. In this video, shared by Nick Cannon in 2013 on his youtube account, the celebrity TV host shares his story with lupus nephritis, how he was diagnosed and how this condition started to affect his kidney function resulting in the organ failure. Now he wants to raise awareness for this disease and treatment options, especially the choice to engage a clinical trial.
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