Lupus is a major autoimmune disease affecting millions of people across the world. If you have this condition, or know someone who has, then this book should be useful reading. It is packed with contemporary information and advice which should give you and your family new hope, as well as providing the tools you need to cope with this disease. The book takes a personal approach to lupus. Dr Graham Hughes, a leading expert on lupus, and journalist, broadcaster and lupus sufferer Triona Holden use patients' own stories to illustrate the broad spectrum of the disease. Medical issues - from symptoms and diagnosis to treatment and prognosis - are discussed in simple language.
Triona Holden is a former BBC TV war correspondent and newsreader who suffers from a mild form of lupus and writes for national newspapers. Dr Graham Hughes is one of the world's leading experts in lupus and at the cutting edge of diagnostic procedures and treatment.