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Study: SLE affects more black women than other racial, ethnic groups in San Francisco County

Study: SLE affects more black women than other racial, ethnic groups in San Francisco County
September 14, 2017

Black, Asian and Hispanic women living in San Francisco County had an increased burden of systemic lupus erythematosus, according to the California Lupus Surveillance Project.

Researchers reviewed medical records for patients diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), defined as patients who met four or more of the 11 American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for SLE. Crude and age-standardized incidence and prevalence stratified by sex and race/ethnicity were estimated.

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Study: Nonadherence to SLE, RA treatments is a persistent and common issue

September 14, 2017
In the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis, treatment nonadherence is an ongoing and common problem with potential implications for…

SLE affects more Hispanic, Asian women than white women in Manhattan

September 11, 2017
Rates for prevalence, as well as incidence of systemic lupus erythematosus were about nine-times higher in women than men living in Manhattan, according to published…
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SLE disease activity is low during pregnancy, but higher after 6 months postpartum

September 5, 2017
Women with systemic lupus erythematosus demonstrated low or no disease activity at conception and during pregnancy, but increased activity was seen at 6 and 12 months…
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