Lupus has been identified as a leading cause of death in young women. Among women aged 15 to 24, it is the leading chronic inflammatory disease, ranking higher than diabetes, chronic lower respiratory disease, and liver disease. We talk to an expert and patient about how to beat the statistics.
Osteoporosis is one of the most common complications of lupus. Here’s what you can do to offset the bone-weakening impact of the disease and its treatments.