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Kaki Zell has worked in the medical device industry for over 11 years. She has served as Co-Owner and Vice President of Sales, Marketing, Ecommerce since acquiring the Legs-4-Life in May 2010. Prior to Legs-4-Life, she worked in management for PepsiCo and D.O. Allen Homes. She’s been interviewed by Net Elixir and spoken at a Net Elixir lead Google conference as an industry expert and holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She also currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Greensboro Science Center in Greensboro, North Carolina.
A soon-to-be-published article in the Journal of Vascular Surgery Venous and Lymphatic Disorders noted an increase in the number of cases of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in patients hospitalized with COVID-19. This was an anecdotal study from one hospital in Italy, but the findings are significant. DVT and pulmonary embolism (PE) already result in a significant number of hospital deaths, according to the National Blood Clot Alliance. The authors of the upcoming study hypothesize several reasons for this increased incidence of DVT. First, all hospitalized patients are at increased risk for DVT because they are typically immobile. Second, the COVID-19 infection may result in the release of inflammatory molecules that can injure the lining of veins and thus increase the...
MAY 6, 2020 — March of Dimes today launched a new program with Ames Walker, a company that supplies compression socks and hosiery, converted a sock line to manufacture masks. Ryan and Kaki Zell, owners of Ames Walker are partnering with March of Dimes to provide face masks to distribute to hospital partners in NC (Novant Health Care in Charlotte will receive the first shipment on May 8,2020) for parents who are leaving the hospital with a newborn.
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