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As we enter the third week of Vasculitis Awareness Month our focus is on listening to patients tell us about the impact of vasculitis on their lives. Karen's story details the frequent challenge of trying to get a dx from a series of doctors and specialists. Also, Karen shares important advice to anyone who has been newly diagnosed.
This recording was done at the 2017 Vasculitis Symposium.
Introduction 0:08 First symptoms appear: 39 Searching for an answer: 1:02 Lung Function Affected: 6:14 Pain throughout legs: 7:59 “Those aren’t bug bites on legs”: 9:31 Finally seeing a rheumatologist: 11:23 Biopsies reveal the answer: 12:47 Feeling better with fitness and participating in a vasculitis study: 15:58 Advice to someone just diagnosed: 16:40This video is about Interview: Karen Anderson ... See MoreSee Less