December 4, 2022

New research presented this week at ACR Convergence 2022, the American College of Rheumatology’s annual meeting, found that 50% of people with low-grade proteinuria, which is protein in your urine, progress to clinical proteinuria within two years and show treatable lupus nephritis on biopsies. These “fast progressors” may benefit from early biopsies to detect lupus nephritis sooner, although further studies—the next step—are needed to confirm this.


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