Association of the lupus low disease activity state (LLDAS) with health-related quality of life in a multinational prospective study
Vera Golder, Rangi Kandane-Rathnayake, Alberta Yik-Bun Hoi, Molla Huq, Worawit Louthrenoo, Yuan An, Zhan Guo Li, Shue Fen Luo, Sargunan Sockalingam, Chak Sing Lau, Mo Yin Mok, Aisha Lateef, Kate Franklyn, Susan Morton, Sandra Teresa V Navarra, Leonid Zamora, Yeong-Jian Wu, Laniyati Hamijoyo, Madelynn Chan, Sean O'Neill Show all
ARTHRITIS RESEARCH & THERAPY | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2017
BACKGROUND: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is associated with significant impairment of health-related quality of life (HR-QoL). Recently, meeting a definition of a lupus low disease activity state (LLDAS), analogous to low disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis, was preliminarily validated as associated with protection from damage accrual. The LLDAS definition has not been previously evaluated for association with patient-reported outcomes. The objective of this study was to determine whether LLDAS is associated with better HR-QoL, and examine predictors of HR-QoL, in a large multiethnic, multinational cohort of patients with SLE. METHODS: HR-QoL was measured using the Medical Outcome..View full abstract
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The Asia-Pacific Lupus Collaboration receives project support grants from GlaxoSmithKline, UCB, and Janssen. Dr Golder holds a postgraduate scholarship from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC, APP1093545), Australia. Dr Nikpour holds an NHMRC research fellowship (APP1071735).