Kawasaki Disease Gala

Loading the stage with Hollywood Stars to raise awareness.

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MoshPix: The Kawasaki Disease Foundation Gala took place at the La Costa Resort & Spa Saturday night.
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Attendees included parents of children with Kawasaki Disease (KD).
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They celebrated advances in the diagnosis and treatment of KD.
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The event also honored those who have made a difference in children’s health.
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Justin Guarini from American Idol Season One and TV Guide's Celebrity Red Carpet Host who was Master of ceremonies for this incredible night.
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Kawasaki Disease is an inflammation of blood vessels throughout the body that primarily affect young children and infants.
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The exact cause of KD is unknown, but early detection can prevent permanent cardiac damage in patients.
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It is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children.
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Elizabeth Rodriguez, 16-year-old KD survivor and her grandmother enjoy the evening.
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Dr. Jane C. Burns and Dr. Kawasaki with guests.
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Justin Guarini of American Idol and TV Guide Red Carpet.
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Andre Reed, former NFL player and Paul.
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Dr. Jane C. Burns
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Dr. Tomisaku Kawasaki, whom the disease is named after, and Rady Children’s Hospital Dr. Jane C. Burns have spent years researching the disease and provided their knowledge and hope to the parents of children with KD.
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Elizabeth Rodriguez, a 16-year-old KD survivor speaks out for awareness.
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