There are at least 80 autoimmune related diseases, with new conditions being added frequently.
The National Institutes of Health estimates that five to eight percent of Americans have an autoimmune disorder.
75% of those with autoimmune disease are women, but some autoimmune disorders are more frequent in men.
Approximately 15% of all autoimmune patients have two or more autoimmune diseases.
As per the NIH, type I diabetes, multiple sclerosis, lupus, and psoriasis have combined annual direct medical cost of up to $20 billion per year.
Americans spend an estimated $87 billion each year in the treatment of autoimmune disease.
Autoimmune diseases are among the ten leading causes of death among women in all age groups up to 65.