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What Is Lupus? 11 Things to Know About the Misunderstood Autoimmune Disease

If you’ve ever watched an episode of Grey’s Anatomy or heard Lady Gaga talk about the inspiration for her album Joanne (it was inspired by her aunt, who passed away due to complications from the autoimmune disease) chances are, you’ve probably heard of lupus. But how much do you actually know about the somewhat enigmatic disease?

According to the Lupus Foundation of America, lupus affects over 1.5 million Americans, yet research done by the Lupus Foundation shows 63 percent of Americans surveyed "knew little or nothing about this disease and its symptoms beyond the name." But don't worry — class is now in session, and we’ve got you covered with everything you didn’t know you needed…

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