Reducing Your Risk of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
There are no current guidelines for the prevention of SLE because the cause is unknown. In addition, the only known risk factors are things that you cannot control: gender, age, family history, and ethnic background.
Last reviewedJune 2013by Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD; Brian Randall, MD
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