Activate Now
 
ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

The New Dual Activation Pain Relief Cream

The Importance of B Vitamins for Brain Health and Combating Dementia

High serum omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid concentrations linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes

SURVEY RESULTS: Medical Marijuana

Vitamin D supplementation shows promise for Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Recipe: Mega-Golden Milk

A Paleolithic-type diet may help reduce future risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Large whey protein breakfast may help manage type 2 diabetes

Meta-analysis adds evidence to antidepressant effect for omega-3

Higher vitamin C intake may help slow cataract progression

 
Print Page
Email Article

Dr. Lucinda Bateman Presents 'Updates in Diagnosis & Treatment of CFS'

  [ 2 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
www.ProHealth.com • January 13, 2009


Dr lucinda bateman on cfs chronic fatigue syndromeAn audience of 400 packed a Salt Lake City auditorium last fall to hear about the latest ME/CFS and fibromyalgia science from leading physicians and researchers. The occasion – the 2008 Conference of OFFER (the Organization for Fatigue & Fibromyalgia Education & Research), founded by Dr. Lucinda Bateman, MD.

Now all can “attend” the event via online videos provided free at the OFFER website. Hear Dr. Bateman’s insightful take on the recent “explosion of information about management of FM and ME/CFS,” and more. Videos include:

“New Hopeful Biomarkers in Chronic Fatigue/Fibromyalgia Syndromes”
by University of Utah Pain Research Center researcher Kathleen Light, PhD

This is a report on the investigative work being done at the University (home of the Whittemore-Peterson Institute) by Dr. Light and her husband Alan Light, PhD, in collaboration with Dr. Bateman and others.

The gist of their work has been to identify biomarkers associated with the exaggerated delayed-onset muscle pain and fatigue that has been quantified in patients with CFS and/or FMS. They have identified certain blood-based measures that appear to correlate with post-exertion “malaise” – and with the extent of malaise, which varies somewhat depending on the patient’s fitness level.

Next they hope to offer biomarkers based on these measures that the medical community can use in CFS and FMS diagnosis – and ideally to identify targets for physiological intervention to reduce muscle pain and fatigue. One caveat being that they did not yet know if these changes occur in patients with other fatiguing conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis.

“Updates in Diagnosis and Treatment of CFS”
by Lucinda Batemen, MD, director of the Fatigue Consultation Clinic in Salt Lake City

Beginning her presentation by clarifying the CDC and Canadian case definitions and the Pediatric case definition, Dr. Bateman summarized "the difference between ME/CFS and FMS," and why she considers them "heterogeneous."

She laid out the latest research on gene expression and genomic subtypes, exercise physiology & prospects for diagnostic biomarkers, viral links, the possibility of a ‘superantigen’ trigger, the ‘treatment’ hierarchy she employs in her practice, and the state of research and need for funding going forward.

“Updates in Diagnosis and Treatment of FM”
by Dr. N Lee Smith, MD, Director Lifetree Clinical Research & Pain Clinic, Salt Lake City

Dr. Smith, a noted pain management & research expert, focused his presentation on explaining different pain types and levels, considerations in diagnosis, the science on fibromyalgia genetics, different patterns of problems, and how differently acting medications may be used alone or in combination to deal with them.

“What Fibromyalgia Taught Me”
by Daneen Akers, maker with her husband, Stephen Eyre, of the film “Living with Fibromyalgia”

Daneen Akers describes her family’s experience with her mother’s FM as "the guest who came to dinner and never left,” and their struggle to learn about and deal with it. The result being the DVD film “Living with Fibromyalgia,” which many viewers promise will be a help to anyone coping with FM.




Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Energy NADH™ 12.5mg

Looking for Vitamins, Herbs and Supplements?
Search the ProHealth Store for Hundreds of Natural Health Products


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
Aching for Pain Relief?

Featured Products

Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Vitamin D3 Extreme™
50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength
Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
Get energized with malic acid & magnesium
FibroSleep™ FibroSleep™
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid
Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®
Reduce Fatigue up to 45%
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function

Natural Remedies

Sleep Like a Baby in Nature's Cradle Sleep Like a Baby in Nature's Cradle
Ubiquinol - A More Advanced Form of the Energy Producing Nutrient CoQ-10 Ubiquinol - A More Advanced Form of the Energy Producing Nutrient CoQ-10
Running on Empty? Fuel Up with NADH Running on Empty? Fuel Up with NADH
Dreaming of a Good Night's Sleep? Dreaming of a Good Night's Sleep?
More Weight Loss than Any Other Discovery in Supplement History More Weight Loss than Any Other Discovery in Supplement History

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler

· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE AND SAVE 15% NOW*
Be the first to know about new products, special discounts and the latest health news. *New subscribers only

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2016 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map