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Prevalence of Lupus In African Americans

12/08/2009

Question:

Why is lupus more aggressive, deadly, and frequent in African American women? Why does this disease pervade in minorities, especially Black women?

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Related Resources:

Lupus Information for Multicultural Communities
African American Women and Lupus
Statistics on Lupus - Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.
For Women: Pregnancy and Hormones - Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.

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