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Foundation Urges Awareness on Lupus

Foundation Urges Awareness on Lupus

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As part of its activities to mark the World Lupus Day, Labalaba Foundation has called for intensified awareness and funding to curtail the disease. Lupus is an inflammatory disease caused when the immune system attacks its own tissues. Lupus can affect the joints, skin, kidney, blood cells, brain, heart and lungs. Speaking at the foundation’s second Annual World Lupus Day Symposium, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Idi-Araba, Prof. Chris Bode, said that the symposium brings the latest development in the diagnostics, recognition, and management of the rare diseases.Bode said the time has passed when such conditions went unrecognized. “Early recognition, good treatment, and compliance with the doctor’s directive can prevent the condition,” he s