Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune diseases, which include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and inflammatory bowel disease - result from your immune system attacking your body instead of foreign invaders like bacteria or viruses.

Marlene Marte Furment, MD, an internal medicine resident at Saint Peter's University Hospital, presents a lecture on why autoimmune diseases happen. Dr. Furment explains the common autoimmune diseases, their symptoms, and treatment options.

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