Study Suggests Newly Diagnosed Lupus Patients Have Higher Stroke Risk

A new study found that people in the first year of being diagnosed with lupus were 7.4 times as likely to have a stroke than people without lupus. People with lupus under 45 were six times at greater risk for stroke than their peers without lupus.  Results were presented at the Canadian Rheumatology Association’s 2014 annual meeting.

Source: Pain Medicine News