Meet Lupus Warrior: Monique

Meet Lupus Warrior: Monique

In the summer of 2010, I heard three words that would instantly change the trajectory of my life “YOU HAVE LUPUS.” My diagnosis came just over 2 months before my wedding day. My life was filled with complications, trepidation, and confusion, but my providers told me to hang in there.

Poster Presentation: Associations Between Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle Plasma Metabolites and Fatigue Phenotypes in Black Females with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: An Untargeted Metabolomics Analysis

Poster Presentation: Associations Between Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle Plasma Metabolites and Fatigue Phenotypes in Black Females with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: An Untargeted Metabolomics Analysis

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) occurs predominantly in women and Black women have disproportionately poorer health outcomes across the trajectory of their disease compared to women of other race/ethnicities. Specifically, Black women with SLE report higher symptom burden with pervasive impacts on quality of life.