Risks Associated with Lupus

Lupus and Diabetes

Those living with lupus have a higher risk of developing diabetes.  Yet, there are many ways to reduce these risks and maintain good health!  What are the risks, what are the signs to look for, and what does it take to successfully manage both lupus and diabetes?  Read on to find out!   Introduction: The…

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Lupus and Thrombocytopenia

Blood disorders can be a common complication of living with lupus. One of the most common is called thrombocytopenia – a low platelet count. Thrombocytopenia affects between 20% and 40% of those with SLE and is a good indicator of how life-threating lupus can be. So, it is worth learning more about it! Introduction Thrombocytopenia…

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Lupus and Infections

Infections are a significant cause of concern for those with lupus, accounting for up to 30% of all lupus deaths!  So, what are the risks, and what can be done to lower them? Introduction to Lupus and Infections Who are at the greatest risk of infection? Which infections pose the greatest risks? Can infections cause…

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