Webinar | Get Looped in on Lupus Nephritis | Lupus and Kidney Disease | AKF



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Did you know that lupus can affect your kidneys?

Lupus causes your immune system to attack healthy cells in different parts of your body. When your immune system attacks your kidneys, it is called lupus nephritis. If you have lupus, there is a 50% (1 in 2) chance that you will develop lupus nephritis.

Symptoms of lupus nephritis can also look like symptoms of other diseases, so it is important that get your kidney function tested regularly to check for kidney damage. Finding and treating lupus nephritis early can help prevent kidney failure.

For Lupus Awareness Month, join nephrologist, Anika Lucas, MD, MTS to get looped in on lupus nephritis:

- Understand your risk for lupus nephritis
- Find out what you can do to protect your kidneys
- Get tips for how to get the care you need

Educational content supported by GSK

Two things to know​:
1. Lupus nephritis is a serious autoimmune disease that affects the kidneys and requires treatment.​

2. Know your numbers – blood pressure, kidney function, protein in the urine.​

Two things to do​
1. Speak to your care team about any concerns that may arise about medications or recent illness.​

2. Continue to ask about new treatments. ​
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