Fibromyalgia Coalition International’s 6th Annual Conference

Where: at the Marriott Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas

When: on Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3, 2006

The Conference is entitled Facts to Fight Fibro and Fatigue. Learn about reversing fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and related illnesses! Sessions have been designed to bring together patients, physicians, nurses, therapists, care-givers and businesses who are involved with the diagnosis, treatment and recovery of patients suffering from these debilitating illnesses.

Attendees will participate in two days of lectures followed by questions and answers featuring the brightest minds in FM/CFS treatment. You will be able to network with patients and healthcare providers from treatment centers in Kansas City and throughout the nation. Most importantly, everyone will get to share experiences and ask the experts questions.

Summary of speakers and topics:

“Solving the Puzzle of FM/CFS” – Friday 1:45 – 3:00 pm by Nancy Russell, MD

“Down the Rabbit Hole, Through the Looking Glass” (What if things you thought were true aren’t?) – Friday 3:30 – 4:45 pm by Stephanie McGillivray, a CFS survivor and business executive with extensive experiences in the health care industry.

“Random Acts of Self-Love & Kindness in the Midst of Fibromyalgia” Opening Night Reception and Edu-tainment – Friday 7:30 – 9:00 pm by Fatima Lowe, singer, actress, TV star and fibromyalgia support group leader.

“Effective Treatment of Fibromyalgia and Associated Pain Conditions” – Saturday 10:00 – 11:30 am by Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, Medical Director of the Annapolis Center for Effective Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Therapies.

“What’s in Your Mouth?” – Saturday 1:15 – 2:30 pm by Jack Ferguson, DDS (on mercury toxicity)

“Lyme Disease & Its Connection to FM/CFS” – Saturday 3:00 – 4:15 PM by Joseph Brewer, MD, nationally known for his expertise on Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and other infectious diseases.

Registration fee is $89 for members or $119 for non-members (non-member rate includes a 1 year membership!). You may register your guests at the member rate. Registration also includes the reception on Friday evening plus breakfast and lunch on Saturday; however, you need to let us know which meals you want so the Marriott can prepare your meals.

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