Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

Chronic Illness: Wegener’s Vasculitis Series with Art Diaz

Formerly called Wegener’s granulomatosis, granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) is a form of vasculitis—a family of rare disorders characterized by inflammation of the blood vessels, which can restrict blood flow and damage vital organs and tissues. It is a rare disease that, like so many others, effects each person differently. In…...

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Virginia Physician Receives Honorable Mention in the Vasculitis Foundation’s 2021 V-RED Award Program

(May 2021) Alison Whitman, MD, has received an honorable mention in the Vasculitis Foundation’s (VFs) 2021 Recognizing Excellence in Diagnostics (V-RED) award program. Now in its eighth year, V-RED has grown into a powerful awareness campaign that recognizes medical providers worldwide for making a critical, early diagnosis of vasculitis. Pam…...

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Arkansas Endocrinologist Wins First Place in the Vasculitis Foundation’s 2021 V-RED Award Program

(May 2021) Adam Maass, MD, is the first-place winner in the Vasculitis Foundation’s (VFs) 2021 Recognizing Excellence in Diagnostics (V-RED) award program. Now in its eighth year, V-RED has grown into a powerful awareness campaign that recognizes medical providers worldwide for making a critical, early diagnosis of vasculitis. Dr. Maass,…...

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Pinochle Night Brings Friends Together During Pandemic

By Fran Crotty My 85 year old mother splits her time between living at her Florida condo in the cool months and her Long Island, New York condo in the warm months. When in Florida, she plays in several bridge games each week. My brothers and sister have always been…...

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A Family’s Personal Journey Through Vasculitis

In life we often find that while not every story has a happy ending, we can learn from others’ experiences and hold on to hope. In the context of the vasculitis journey, we can hope for an early diagnosis, better treatments, advanced research and, ultimately, raise awareness. This is the…...

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