Reducing Your Risk of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
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- Risk Factors
- Reducing Your Risk
- Talking to Your Doctor
- Living With Lupus
- Resource Guide
There are no current guidelines for the prevention of SLE because the cause is unknown. In addition, the only known risk factors are things that you cannot control: gender, age,
family history, and ethnic background.
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Last Reviewed June 2013