The Rheumatology Network lupus clinical focus page provides information on the latest lupus news, study and clinical trial findings, and clinical guideline updates. We feature expert interviews with leading physicians and investigators, articles, videos, podcasts, and breaking FDA approvals for systemic lupus erythematosus drugs.

Risk Factors Identified for Atherosclerosis and Cardiovascular Events in Women With SLE

December 13, 2021

Women with systemic lupus erythematosus are more likely to have accelerated progression of atherosclerosis. Recognizing the risk factors, such as larger waist circumference and higher fasting glucose levels, may be an important step in preventing this condition.