Lupus Foundation of Minnesota
The Atrium Suite 135
2626 East 82nd Street
Bloomington, MN 55425
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- #LUPUS DAILY FACT: Lupus is the same disease in children as in adults, but juvenile-onset lupus represents 15-20% of those living w/ lupus.
- #LUPUS DAILY FACT: About 20% of people with lupus developed the disease before age 20. It is rare to get lupus before the age of 5.
- #LUPUS DAILY FACT: In the past 50 years, there is only 1 new FDA-approved drug for lupus; the need for new, effective treatments is urgent.
- #LUPUS DAILY FACT: Studies show socioeconomic factors–income, education, medical insurance, etc.–correlate w/ lupus activity/severity.