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Chronic Fatigue – A Survey to Help Define the Gap Among Autoimmune Patients of Color

Many autoimmune disorders disproportionately impact Black, Asian, Hispanic, and Native American women. Currently there are few studies and limited information on how patients of color experience fatigue, including how their clinical relationships differ from white patients. The Autoimmune Association is seeking to help define this gap to identify common themes that will lead to more positive outcomes and greater patient support.

WHAT WE KNOW THUS FAR FROM SURVEY PARTICIPANTS

91 %

FATIGUE IS A MAJOR ISSUE FOR PATIENTS

65 %

Believe OTHERS JUDGE Patients NEGATIVELY

77 %

IMPACTED PATIENTS' ABILITY TO WORK

“It is not something I have control over, it does not mean I am lazy."

Living with an autoimmune condition is nearly always accompanied by fatigue. You are not alone. By sharing your experience, you help increase our overall knowledge and understanding of just how pervasive and devastating this most common autoimmune symptom is.

We want to hear from YOU!

Share your experience with fatigue

 

Encuesta sobre fatiga

Exploración de la prevalencia de la fatiga en pacientes con enfermedades autoinmunitarias