Extraordinary Patients

Takayasu’s Patient Desiree Kim Invites Vasculitis Patients to Consider Qigong

Are you a warrior? No doubt, you are. We are all unique warriors, on this journey of journeys with a vasculitis diagnosis. The kind of warriors that despite pain, scars, and drudging, we keep going, keep fighting, keep living. Yet, at times, on this mountainous journey we feel powerless, defeated…...

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Wisdom of a Ferocious Patient Advocate: Celeste Benedict Castillo Lee (1965 – 2017)

Celeste Lee – a cherished wife, sister, daughter, and mother, faithful friend, and passionate patient advocate, passed away on February 9 at age 51. Celeste was a longtime member of the Vasculitis Foundation and a founding member of the North Carolina Vasculitis Foundation Support Group. At the age of 17…...

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Ben Wilson – Pursuing Broadcasting Career while Managing EGPA/Churg-Strauss

Tune into any of the sports broadcasts for KRES Radio in Moberly, Missouri, and you will likely hear the voice of Ben Wilson doing the games’ play-by-plays. At 24 years old, the University of Missouri Broadcast Journalism major already has built an impressive fast-track of broadcasting experience behind him. Ben’s…...

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