Graduating Seniors! Keep your Public Library account past July 2018 and get a new Library Card delivered to your home. Go to My Account > Account Settings and update your contact information and holds pickup branch.


Book Cover
Average Rating
Twenty-First Century Books,
Pub. Date:
Lexile measure:

Between one and two million people in the United States are known to have lupus. But many more people may have it and not know it. Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system cannot tell the difference between healthy cells and invaders like viruses and bacteria. In lupus, the immune system attacks tissues throughout the body. In mild cases symptoms include joint pain and fatigue. The worst cases can end in kidney disease and even death. Lupus is difficult to diagnose and treatment is complicated. Medications can treat symptoms, but there is no cure. People who suffer from this disease need to rely on their families and friends to help them out when symptoms flare up. In 2011, USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, reported that for the first time in fifty-six years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug to treat lupus. In this book you will follow the stories of people living with lupus and learn about causes and symptoms of this debilitating disease. You'll find out about available treatments and ongoing research into new medications and therapies. You'll also receive guidance on how to cope with lupus or help a loved one manage symptoms and find help.

Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
Lexile measure:
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 8808628c-c956-cb7a-567a-0c5e78de1f8d
Full title lupus
Author rhines karin
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2017-12-19 00:12:48AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-22 00:14:08AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Rhines, Karin.
author_display Rhines, Karin
available_at_school Antioch High, Cane Ridge High, Hillwood High, McGavock High, Overton High, Whites Creek High
collection_school Non-Fiction
detailed_location_school Antioch High - Teen Non-Fiction, Cane Ridge High - Teen Non-Fiction, Hillwood High - Teen Non-Fiction, McGavock High - Teen Non-Fiction, Overton High - Teen Non-Fiction, Whites Creek High - Teen Non-Fiction
display_description Describes the causes and symptoms of lupus, available treatments and ongoing research into new medications and therapies, and includes stories of people living with lupus and guidance on how to manage the symptoms of this disease.
format_category_school Books
format_school Book
id 8808628c-c956-cb7a-567a-0c5e78de1f8d
isbn 9780822585824
item_details ils:CARL0000606936|FF00034355|Antioch High - Teen Non-Fiction|616.7 RHI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||60110||, ils:CARL0000606936|FF00039619|McGavock High - Teen Non-Fiction|616.7 RHI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6D532||, ils:CARL0000606936|FF00039800|Cane Ridge High - Teen Non-Fiction|616.7 RHI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||61182||, ils:CARL0000606936|FF00076118|Overton High - Teen Non-Fiction|616.7 RHI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6F615||, ils:CARL0000606936|MK10022689|Hillwood High - Teen Non-Fiction|616.7 RHI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||67440||, ils:CARL0000606936|MK10041738|Whites Creek High - Teen Non-Fiction|616.7 RHI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6I787||
itype_school Book
last_indexed 2018-05-22T05:14:08.615Z
lexile_score 1040
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_school 616.7 RHI
owning_library_school Schools
owning_location_school Antioch High, Cane Ridge High, Hillwood High, McGavock High, Overton High, Whites Creek High
primary_isbn 9780822585824
publishDate 2012
record_details ils:CARL0000606936|Book|Books||English|Twenty-First Century Books,|c2012.|112 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_school ils:CARL0000606936|FF00034355|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000606936|FF00039619|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000606936|FF00039800|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000606936|FF00076118|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000606936|MK10022689|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000606936|MK10041738|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||
series USA today health reports Diseases and disorders
series_with_volume USA today health reports Diseases and disorders|
subject_facet Lupus erythematosus, Systemic lupus erythematosus
title_display Lupus
title_full Lupus / Karin Rhines
title_short Lupus
topic_facet Lupus erythematosus, Systemic lupus erythematosus