Canadian Analysis Follows Children with Lupus Long-term

Pediatric rheumatologist Deborah Levy MD of Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children presented findings from an analysis of the health records of 700 children at the American College of Rheumatology pediatric rheumatology symposium in Orlando FL. Surprising results included lower than anticipated rates of end-stage renal disease and heart attack. The rates of miscarriage and still-births were higher than expected in healthy women.

Click for full story as reported by Lois Wingerson of Rheumatology Network.