WONDER #2484: What are Autoimmune Disorders?

Question 1 of 3

Autoimmune disorders cause the _____________ system to attack healthy cells in the body.

  1. cardiovascular
  2. nervous
  3. immune
  4. digestive

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT true about autoimmune disorders, according to this Wonder?

  1. Experts know that autoimmune disorders do not run in families.
  2. There are over 80 different autoimmune disorders.
  3. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder.
  4. People with autoimmune disorders can go a long time with no symptoms before having a flare.

Question 3 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Some common autoimmune disorders are rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and multiple sclerosis.
  2. There are many autoimmune disorders, and they cause the immune system to attack healthy cells in the body,
  3. Experts are trying to cure disorders.
  4. Autoimmune disorders can cause fatigue and fevers.

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