Key clinical point: Make fall prevention a high priority in SLE patients.
Major finding: The risk of incident fractures in SLE patients was twice that of the general population – and neither cumulative corticosteroid dose nor bone loss were significant predictors of risk.
Study details: This prospective longitudinal study included 145 SLE patients followed for a median of 7.2 years.
Disclosures: The presenter reported having no financial conflicts regarding this study, conducted free of commercial support.
Reporting from LUPUS 2019