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We are an incorporated society whose emphasis is on care and support for people with lupus and/or associated diseases throughout New Zealand.

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Profile of Dr Peter Gow

Patron of Lupus Care & Support Soc. Inc.

Dr Peter Gow did his post-graduate training at Guy's Hospital in London and has been head of the Department of Rheumatology at Middlemore Hospital, Counties Manukau, since 1978. His interests include inflammatory arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and gout. He is also involved with student teaching and is an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at the South Auckland Clinical School. Current research and audit related to lupus, which he is doing with the assistance of his registrars, includes cardiovascular complications of lupus and the response of renal lupus to cyclophosphamide.

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