Reducing Your Risk of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
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There are no guidelines for the prevention of lupus because the cause is unknown. In addition, the only known risk factors are things that you cannot control: gender, age, and ethnic background.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases website. Available at: http://www.niams.nih.gov/ .
Last reviewed February 2009 by ]]>Jill Landis, MD]]>
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