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Keith Goldstein, MD – New Jersey Physician Awarded V-RED Recognition for Early Diagnosis of Takayasu’s Arteritis

Maureen Howard knew something was physically off-kilter when she began experiencing extreme fatigue, weight loss, difficulty breathing, rashes, and other symptoms. After visiting numerous specialists, Maureen went to Dr. Keith Goldstein at Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington, New Jersey. What Dr. Goldstein discovered when examining Maureen was alarming. “He found…...

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Julia Metraux – Following Urticarial Vasculitis Diagnosis, Student Becomes Vasculitis Foundation Intern

Julia Metraux’s college plans were derailed in October 2016 after she developed an onset of symptoms that began as annoyances and then became dangerous. “I was eighteen years old and in my second month at McGill University,” Julia recalled....

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Jonelle Martin – Diagnosis Fuels Her Passion to Help Others with Central Nervous System (CNS) Vasculitis

Jonelle Martin’s diagnosis motivated her to create a Facebook group for other patients with CNS. By her own definition, Jonelle Martin calls herself a survivor of central nervous system vasculitis. That term has even greater power considering that when she was diagnosed there were rumors among some of her friends…...

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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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2018 V-RED Nominated Physicians Receive Certificates of Appreciation

In addition to the winner and Honorable Mentions, 38 other medical professionals were nominated by patients, and were each given a special Certificate of Appreciation....

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