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Lupus is a life-altering and potentially fatal disease that causes the immune system to attack healthy cells by mistake, causing inflammation and tissue damage.    Though not a "woman's disease" it disproportionately affects women, between the ages of 15 and 44.  And of those, two-thirds are women of color.  The cause of lupus is still unknown and there is no cure.  

Lupus is a complex and on-going autoimmune disease, that commonly affects the joints, skin, kidneys, lungs, brain, and blood vessels, causing  inflammation, pain and tissue damage.

There are 4 Common Types of Lupus: 

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), which affects many parts of the body. 

  • Cutaneous lupus, which causes a rash or lesion on the skin. 

  • Drug-induced lupus, which is caused by a negative drug reaction.

  • Neonatal lupus, which occurs when an infant acquires auto-antibodies from its mother with SLE.

How Can You Help?

MTL's focus is the lupus community.  By supporting MTL, you are  helping support  lupus awareness, advocacy and research.  

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