Lupus Publications

These scientific articles about systemic lupus erythematosus are the result of CDC funded activities or CDC staff involvement.


Katz P, Yazdany J, Trupin L et al. Psychometric evaluation of the NIH Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS(®) ) in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) cohort. Arthritis Care Res. 2019 Dec; 71(12)1630-1639. htmlexternal icon

Somers EC, Lee J, Hassett AL, Zick SM, Harlow SD, Helmick CG, Barbour KE, Gordon C, Brummett CM, Minhas D, Padda A, Wang L, McCune WJ, Marder W. Prescription opioid use in patients with and without systemic lupus erythematosus—Michigan Lupus Epidemiology and Surveillance Program 2014-2015. Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2019;68(38):819-824. html

Izmirly PM, Buyon JP, Wan I, Belmont HM, Sahl S, Salmon JE, Askanase A, Bathon JM, Geraldino-Pardilla L, Ali Y, Ginzler EM, Putterman C, Gordon C, Helmick CG, Parton H.  The Incidence and Prevalence of Adult Primary Sjögren’s Syndrome in New York County.  Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019;71(7):949-960. htmlexternal icon

Maningding E, Dall’Era M, Trupin L, Murphy LB, Yazdany J. Racial/Ethnic Differences in Prevalence of and Time to Onset of SLE Manifestations: The California Lupus Surveillance Project (CLSP). Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 May 22. htmlexternal icon

Charoenwoodhipong P, Harlow S, Marder W, Hassett AL, McCune WJ, Gordon C, Helmick CG, Barbour KE, Wang L, Mancuso P, Somers EC.  Dietary Omega Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Intake and Patient-reported Outcomes in systemic lupus erythematosus:  The Michigan Lupus Epidemiology & Surveillance (MILES) Program.  Arthritis Care & Research. 2019. [Epub ahead of print]. htmlexternal icon

Lim SS, Helmick CG, Bao G, Hootman J, Bayakly R, Gordon C, Drenkard C. Racial Disparities in Mortality Associated with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus—Fulton and DeKalb Counties, Georgia, 2002-2016.  Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2019;68(18):419-422. html

DeQuattro K, Trupin L, Li J, Katz PP, Murphy LB, Yelin EH, Rush S, Lanata C, Criswell LA, Dall’Era M, Yazdany J. Relationships Between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Health Status in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 May 9. [Epub ahead of print]. htmlexternal icon

Aggarwal I, Li J, Trupin L et al. Quality of Care for the Screening, Diagnosis, and Management of Lupus Nephritis Across Multiple Healthcare Settings. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]. htmlexternal icon

Drenkard C, Parker S, Aspey LD, Gordon C, Helmick CG, Bao G, Lim SS. Racial Disparities in the Incidence of Primary Chronic Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus in the Southeastern United States: The Georgia Lupus Registry. 2019 Jan; 71(1):95-103. htmlexternal icon


McDougall JA, Helmick CG, Lim SS, et al. Differences in the diagnosis and management of systemic lupus erythematosus by primary care and specialist providers in the American Indian/Alaska Native population. Lupus. [published online March 19, 2018]. doi: 10.1177/0961203318763529. abstractexternal icon


Dall’era M, Cisternas MG, Snipes K, et al. The incidence and prevalence of systemic lupus erythematosus in San Francisco County, California: The California Lupus Surveillance Project. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017;69(10):1996-2005. doi: 10.1002/art.40191. abstractexternal icon

Izmirly PM, Wan I, Sahl S, et al. The incidence and prevalence of systemic lupus erythematosus in New York County (Manhattan), New York: The Manhattan Lupus Surveillance Program. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017;69(10):2006-2017. doi: 10.1002/art.40192. abstractexternal icon


Ferucci ED, Johnston JM, Gordon C, Helmick CG, Lim SS.  Prevalence of mixed connective tissue disease in a population-based registry of American Indian/Alaska Native people in 2007.  Arthritis Care & Res. 2016;69:1271-1275. doi:10.1002/acr.23135. abstractexternal icon

Plantinga L, Lim SS, Bowling CB, Drenkard C. Association of age with health-related quality of life in a cohort of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: the Georgians Organized Against Lupus study. Lupus Sci Med. 2016:3e000161. Doi: 10.1136/lupus. abstractexternal icon


Housey M, Deguire P, Lyon-callo S, et al. Incidence and prevalence of systemic lupus erythematosus among Arab and Chaldean Americans in southeastern Michigan: the Michigan Lupus Epidemiology and Surveillance Program. Am J Public Health. 2015;105(5):e74-9. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.302423. PubMed: 25790387. abstractexternal icon

Lim SS, Drenkard C. Epidemiology of lupus: an update. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2015:27(5):427-32. doi: 10.1097/BOR.0000000000000198. abstractexternal icon

Plantinga L, Lim SS, Patzer R, et al. Incidence of end-stage renal disease among newly diagnosed systemic lupus erythematosus patients: The Georgia Lupus Registry. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015;68:357-365. doi: 10.1002/acr.22685. PubMed: 26239749. abstractexternal icon


Ferucci ED, Johnston JM, Gaddy JR, et al. Prevalence and incidence of systemic lupus erythematosus in a population-based registry of American Indian and Alaska Native people, 2007-2009. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014;66(9):2492-2502. doi: 10.1002/art.38720.PubMed: 24891315. abstractexternal icon

Lim SS, Bayakly AR, Helmick CG, Gordon C, Easley KA, Drenkard C.  The incidence and prevalence of systemic lupus erythematosus, 2002–2004: The Georgia Lupus Registry.  Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014;66(2):357–368. doi: 10.1002/art.38239. PubMed: 24504808. abstractexternal icon

Somers EC, Marder W, Cagnoli P, et al. Population-based incidence and prevalence of systemic lupus erythematosus: the Michigan Lupus Epidemiology and Surveillance Program. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014;66(2):369–378. doi: 10.1002/art.38238. PubMed:24504809. abstractexternal icon


Drenkard C, Dunlop-Thomas C, Easley K, Bao G, Brady T, Lim S.  Benefits of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program in low income African American women with systemic lupus erythematous: results of a pilot test. Lupus. 2012;21(14):1586–1593. doi:10. 1177/0961203312458842. PubMed: PMID: 22936126. abstractexternal icon


Lim S, Drenkard C, McCune WJ, et al. Population-based lupus registries: Advancing our epidemiologic understanding. Arthritis Rheum. 2009;61(10):1462–1466. doi: 10.1002/art.24835. PubMed PMID: 19790117. abstractexternal icon


Sacks JJ, Helmick CG, Langmaid G, Sniezek JE. Trends in deaths from systemic lupus erythematosus—United States, 1979–1998. Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2002; 51(17): 371–374. PubMed PMID: 12018384. abstractexternal icon html pdf pdf icon[1.46MB]. Republished in JAMA. 2002; 287(20): 2649–2650. PubMed PMID: 12035789.

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