We welcome you to our online series of lupus (and autoimmune conditions) Symposiums! Join us as we hear from lupus experts, doctors, nutritionists, and patients, and learn more about living healthily with lupus and other autoimmune conditions together.
Lupus Nephritis: The Importance of Early Diagnosis
Lupus nephritis is estimated to affect about 50% of those living with lupus. It is one of the most serious conditions associated with SLE and can cause kidney failure or even death.
In this video, “Lupus Nephritis: The Importance of Early Diagnosis,” Dr. Donald Thomas shares over 25 years of clinical experience with lupus nephritis – bringing a wealth of practical tips and information that anyone living with lupus can use. He highlights the rheumatologist’s approach to diagnosing lupus nephritis and the latest advice on successfully managing the disease and possibly attaining remission!
Dr. Thomas is a licensed rheumatologist at Arthritis and Pain Associates of Prince George’s County, Greenbelt, Maryland, an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland, and the author of The Lupus Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families.
The opinions and information of the presenters in this video are meant for educational purposes only and are not a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
For more information on lupus nephritis, check out our blog, Lupus Nephritis.
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