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Lupus Hits Poor the Hardest

Fibro Daily March 1, 2013

Poor people show disproportionately higher rates of lupus among their population, according to a Medicaid data analysis. Among the poor, women and minorities consistently show higher lupus rates.

Furthermore, parts of the country with the fewest rheumatologists show lower lupus incidences, “suggesting underdiagnosis and likely unequal access to treatment.”

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