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10 Facts about lupus

Sharing easy to understand facts can help friends and family better understand the nature of lupus.

What is EGPA?

Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Poly-Angiitis is a condition characterized by asthma, an increase in eosinophils, and inflammation of blood vessels (vasculitis)

Rare diseases are not as rare as you may think

In the EU, a rare disease affects 1 in 2000 people or fewer

The current state of SLE

People live with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) each day knowing lupus is an incurable, chronic, uncommon autoimmune disease.

What is Lupus?

Lupus is a chronic, incurable and uncommon disease and more than 70% of lupus patients are affected by the most serious form of the disease, systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE.

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Survey finds lupus patients suffer more than physicians perceive

Approximately 178,000 Americans have systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus)1, a chronic, autoimmune disease, with symptoms that can range from mild to severe.

Adults have asthma, too

Asthma affects about 26 million people in the US, about 71% of them are adults.

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