Lupus Awareness- Day 22

Fact:

“The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a report in May 2002 which indicated that deaths attributed to lupus increased over a 20-year period, particularly among African American women ages 45-64.”

We cannot have any more death increases due to complications of lupus, and we cannot lose anymore African American women to this disease either- or women of any race/ethnicity for that matter. That’s why it is so imperative that we KNOW LUPUS, advocate for lupus specific research, and find a cure! Our women and men suffering from this mysterious disease depend on it.

Sources Include:

The Lupus Foundation of America

http://www.lupus.org/about/statistics-on-lupus

Images courtesy of:

www.lupusresearch.org

www.slideshare.net Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

 www.cdc.gov“Trends in Death from Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

nationalpainreport.com

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