Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

Fran Crotty’s Morning Routine: Prepare Inner Self to Create a Positive Start for the day

In April 2020, the VF ran an article about Fran Crotty, who was diagnosed in 1996 with granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) and Crohn’s disease. Fran has managed to stay in remission for almost two decades and in the April article, she describes how faith and positivity have fueled her personal…...

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Brandon Hudgins Sets His Sights on U.S. Olympic Team Trials in 2020

Most days, professional distance runner Brandon Hudgins wakes up with a burning desire to reach the goals he’s dreamed of since he was 15 years old. But there have been days when the obstacles seemed insurmountable. At one point, in 2013, he quit running entirely and threw his gear in…...

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Brandon Hudgins Looks Ahead to New Season of Competitive Racing

Three years ago, professional runner, Brandon Hudgins, beat the challenges from his granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA, formerly Wegener’s) to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Trials in the 1500-meter run. Although he didn’t make the Olympic team, Brandon hasn’t lost his determination to race competitively and is keeping a hopeful eye…...

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Daniel Watson, MD, FACS – Minnesota Physician Honored With 2018 V-RED Honorable Mention Award for Early Diagnosis

Daniel Watson, MD, FACS and Nicole Shankey Daniel Watson, MD, FACS, an otolaryngologist at the Park Nicollet Clinic in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, has been named a recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Diagnosis (V-RED) Award from the Vasculitis Foundation, the world’s leading vasculitis support, education and research organization. The…...

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Nashville Pediatrician Earns Vasculitis Foundation V-RED Award for Making Critical, Early Diagnosis

The 2018 V-RED Awardee is Linda Brady, MD, a pediatrician with Old Harding Pediatric Associates, Vanderbilt University Medical Center/Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Brady was nominated by Lisa Crabb, the mother of Chip, who was diagnosed with Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA/ formerly Wegener’s) in September 2017....

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