This is a very informative and interesting article.. In Lauren's case, it is particularly sad as she was Grant and Adrienne's only daughter. Unfortunatly, John and I still learn of too many similar cases where the Vasculitis has gone unrecognised and undiagnosed until it is too late to prevent serious organ damgage, disability or death. This article highlights how it is essential to recognise and diagnose the disease, so prompt and effective treatment can result in a happier outcome. John is attending the British Society of Rheumatologists meeting in London on Thursday of this week, as Chairman of Vasculitis UK and a patient representative who has WG. This is a working group to agree revised guidelines for the treatment of ANCA associated Vasculitis. The LCTF works to raise awarenss and funds research at Aberdeen University in Scotland.