Lupus and Race: What Matters to MyLupusTeam Members

Posted on June 15, 2017

Lupus is a disease that affects African-American women at a much higher rate than any other demographic. In addition, some types and symptoms of lupus affect African-Americans differently than other people with lupus. Members of MyLupusTeam responded to our survey to share how they are affected, and what matters most to them in lupus.

What lupus symptom has had the biggest effect on your life? Share with other members in a comment below.

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

But why does it affect African Americans or Africans more, but I must admit, lupus seems to be more common with black people in Africa itself. Note, not… read more

posted 9 days ago

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