Michelle A. Petri, MD, MPH, on Preventing and Managing SLE Flares

Systemic lupus erythematosus has several types of disease activity patterns. In this video, Michelle A. Petri, MD, MPH, talks about the flare pattern of lupus, including what incites lupus flares and how to prevent them.

Additional Resource:

  • Duarte-García A, Fang H, To CH, Magder LS, Petri M. Seasonal variation in the activity of systemic lupus erythematosus. J Rheumatol. 2012;39(7):1392-1398. doi:10.3899/jrheum.111196 


Michelle A. Petri, MD, MPH, is the director of the Hopkins Lupus Center and a professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.