How much do you know about lupus?

Many people have heard the word lupus - or knows someone who knows someone who has it. This difficult disease has become a tagline on the popular show "House" but its significance seems to evade most people.

So how much do YOU know about lupus? Are you a genius, or have you simply heard it in passing? It's most present today than you think, so take our test to find out and then see if you can get involved in the fight.

Created by: Molly
What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
What is your gender?
Male
Female
1. Which of these are symptoms of lupus?
Swollen joints
Hair loss
Anemia
Sensitivity to light
All of the above
1, 2, and 4
2. How many Americans live with lupus?
5 million
100,000
1 million
2 million
150,000
3. Which of these celebrities has/had lupus?
Seal
Ted Turner
Louisa May Alcott
Tito Jackson
All of the above
1,2, and 3
4. When was new medication last introduced for lupus patients?
August 2009
40 years ago
50 years ago
60 years ago
70 years ago
55 years ago
5. Which of these diseases is lupus more common than?
Multiple sclerosis
Leukemia
Muscular dystrophy
None of the above
All of the above
1 and 2
6. Who is most likely to get lupus?
A young black woman.
A middle-aged hispanic woman.
A middle-aged black woman.
A young white woman.
An elderly black man.
It doesn't matter, there is no majority of lupus sufferers.
7. What causes lupus?
Lifestyle choices
Genetics
Environement
None of the above
All of the above
2 and 3
8. What can lupus cause?
Kidney diease
Cancer
Dental issues
Parkinson's
All of the above
1 and 2
9. How is lupus diagnosed?
With a blood test
Reactions to medication
Family history
Lupus is never officially diagnosed.
None of the above
10. Where is the number one place to go to for lupus diagnoses and treatment?
OHSU
John Hopkins Hospital
Ceders-Sinai Medical Hospital
None of the above
1 and 2
2 and 3
11. How can I help?
Attend Serving Up Syle
Go to MollysFund.org
Donate to Molly's Fund on the Causes page on Facebook
All of the above

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