‘The effects of racism’: Patients of color with lupus experience diagnostic delays

People of color with lupus are more likely to experience delayed diagnosis along with greater rates of morbidity and mortality, compared with white patients, according to data.
The data were presented at The Future of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Diagnosis and Treatment meeting, hosted by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, in Dallas.
“Here is what we know: Lupus incidence and prevalence is higher in minority groups,” Ashira Blazer, MD, assistant attending physician and assistant professor of medicine at Weil Cornell Medical College, in New York, said in her

People of color with lupus are more likely to experience delayed diagnosis along with greater rates of morbidity and mortality, compared with white patients, according to data.
The data were presented at The Future of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Diagnosis and Treatment meeting, hosted by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, in Dallas.
“Here is what we know: Lupus incidence and prevalence is higher in minority groups,” Ashira Blazer, MD, assistant attending physician and assistant professor of medicine at Weil Cornell Medical College, in New York, said in her