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Lupus is an autoimmune disease, a disorder in which the body attacks its own healthy cells and tissues.
Strategies for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in people with lupus are not significantly different from the strategies for those who do not have the disease.
In fact, women with lupus may be nearly five times more likely than those without the disease to experience a fracture from osteoporosis.