World Lupus Day
This article waslast modified on April 30, 2019.

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World Lupus Day 2019 is celebrated on May 10.  Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects more than 5 million people worldwide. AACC’s Lab Tests Online will support this awareness effort by sharing information on lupus and related tests throughout the month of May.  An example of related content on this website includes the condition article on Lupus

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National High Blood Pressure Month

May is National High Blood Pressure Month.  Hypertension, also knHypertension world wide statsown as high blood pressure, is a persistent elevation in blood pressure that puts additional strain on the heart. Over time, it can cause serious damage to the heart as well as other organs, such as the kidneys, brain, and eyes. Worldwide 1 out of 3 individuals has high blood pressure. About 46% of U.S. adults have high blood pressure. Learn more about how to prevent and monitor:

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