Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Conference

News on HealthThe Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Conference is being held on Sunday, October 21, 2012, 11:30 am to 5:00 pm, at the Sheraton Eatontown Hotel Conference Center in Eatontown, New Jersey.

The NJCFSA Fall 2012 Conference is titled (ME/CFS): Progress in Research, Diagnosis, and Treatment, and is being co-sponsored by Barnabas Health,Manmouth Medical Center.

The speaker line-up is impressive and includes, Susan M. Levine, MD, Lucinda Palacios, ScD, Lucinda Bateman, MD, and Wilfred van Gorp, PhD, ABBP.

Topics that will be discussed are:

ME/CFS Diagnosis and Treatment: Signs of Progress and Reasons for Optimism

The Epidemiology of CFS in a Large Study of Female Nurses

Evaluating the Brain Effects of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Children, Adolescents, and Adults

Forming Successful Clinical/Research Collaborations to Conquer the Enigma of CFS

If you’d like to find out more, you can contact the NJCFSA Information Helpline at 888-835-3677.

Interestingly, I’ve been a patient of Dr. Susan M. Levine for many years.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), also known as Myalgic Encepthalomyelitis (ME), is a serious, often disabling illness that attacks all body systems. Over 1 million Americans, including children, suffer from ME/CFS. As yet, there is no cure. Treatment is aimed at treating the symptoms.

But, new and promising multi-disciplinary, multi-national research, and technologies are advancing treatment protocols for patients worldwide.

Check out this 7 minute video on CFS:


Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – Getting a Diagnosis

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