YouTube Extraordinary Patient Video Stories – Pediatric and Young Adult

YouTube Extraordinary Patient Video Stories – Pediatric and Young Adult

The VF YouTube Awareness Channel was created in 2011 and features videos of patients, family members and caregivers sharing their experiences living with vasculitis. These 6-8 minute videos are done in a Q&A style allowing individuals to share their personal accounts detailing not only the impact of the disease on…...

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Vasculitis Terms A – Z

The following article was excerpted from The Johns Hopkins University Vasculitis Center. ANCA:  Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies.  The abbreviation is pronounced just like the last name of the singer, Paul Anka.  These antibodies are found in patients with some forms of vasculitis, particularly Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA/Wegener’s), microscopic polyangiitis, and the Eosinophilic granulomatosis…...

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YouTube Education Videos

The Vasculitis Foundation is committed to providing the most current information on diagnosis, treatment and research efforts. The YouTube VF Education Channel features presentations, interviews and webinars by vasculitis experts defining vasculitis and explaining diagnostic procedures, treatment options and the latest in research efforts. The 2013 VF Symposium Presentations  …...

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VF Medical Consultants

The Vasculitis Foundation Medical Consultants are recognized authorities in the medical community.   ALLEN, NANCY B., M.D. Professor of Medicine Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity & Faculty Development Duke University Rheumatology and Immunology Box 3440 Durham, North Carolina  27710 Phone:  919.684.2965 Fax:  919.684.8358 ARCHER, AMY M., M.D. Director, Northwestern Vasculitis…...

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Medic Alert Bracelet

This service helps you communicate important medical information to first responders and medical personnel when you can’t. The membership is especially valuable for vasculitis patients because their diseases are rare and present unique challenges due to disease damage and medication effects.  MedicAlert membership helps assure safer and faster emergency treatment.…...

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