Autoimmune Disease: An Outsized Impact on Women

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May 06, 2024

It has been estimated that anywhere between 24 to 50 million Americans, the majority of whom are women, are affected by autoimmune diseases, with onset often occurring during their prime working years.

Tune in to this episode of the Business Group on Health podcast to hear from Dr. Elizabeth Ortiz, a double-board certified rheumatologist and patient advocate. Dr. Ortiz shares the biggest challenges facing those with autoimmune diseases, research on why these conditions more often affect women, and how employers can support patients through health and well-being benefit programs.


Dr. Elizabeth Ortiz | Rheumatologist and Founder, Connected Rheumatology

Ellen Kelsay | President and CEO, Business Group on Health

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Duration 28 min

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