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Lupus Publications

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


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. abstract


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. abstract

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. abstract


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. abstract

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. abstract


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. abstract

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

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. abstract


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. abstract

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. abstract

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. abstract


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. abstract


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. abstract


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. abstract html pdf [1.46MB]. Republished in JAMA. 2002; 287(20): 2649–2650. PubMed PMID: 12035789.

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