What is Lupus: The Silent Disease?

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There are many people living with lupus who are not yet aware of it. They may have some of the symptoms – which may or not be visible – but because lupus has so many different symptoms, it can be very difficult to diagnose.

SLE – what is systemic lupus erythematosus? Learn more here.

With this video shared by WJBF TV, you can watch a 2013 segment from The Means Report all about lupus. Dr. Alyce Oliver from Georgia Regents University shares very important and interesting information about what lupus is — how the body turns against itself and attacks the immune system, who is at risk of developing the disease, the different forms of lupus, and its primary symptoms.

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