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ME Letter June 2014

Posted on 07/20/14 by Charles W. Lapp, MD

This Month’s Contents Immunomodulators Creatine May Improve Muscle Function Checking the Cost of Medications Getting Some Help At Home Housekeeping Issues Emails under the new HIPAA Bring medications with you to the office Confirm your appointment when you get a “reminder call” The Use of Immunomodulators in CFS/ME/FM A subset of individuals with CFS/ME/FM experience […]

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ME Letter March 2014

Posted on 03/30/14 by Charles W. Lapp, MD

This Month’s Contents Introduction – Dr. Ian Lipkin Therapy Immunology Virology / Infections Exercise Testing Prognosis Pediatrics Brain Research Severely Ill Biobanking Summary – Dr. Anthony Komaroff Closing Statement – Dr. C. W. Lapp 11th International IACFS/ME Conference Parc 55 Wyndham Union Square Hotel March 20-23, 2014 The theme for this biennial IACFS conference was […]

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ME Letter September 2013

Posted on 10/16/13 by Charles W. Lapp, MD

This Month’s Contents Cognitive Problems in CFS/ME Seeking Bedbound Patients More Affordable Medications Housekeeping Issues Emails under the new HIPAA Bring your medications to the office with you Cognitive dysfunction in CFS/ME CFS/ME is characterized by four core symptoms: exertional fatigue, muscle pain or headache, sleep disruption or non-restorative sleep, and cognitive dysfunction. Cognitive problems […]

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December 2012 ME-Letter

Posted on 12/27/12 by Charles W. Lapp, MD

Contents Clinical Assessment of CFS / Thanks! Rituximab Hunter-Hopkins Chat On Facebook Ampligen Update Confirm Your Appointment! Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, and best wishes for 2013 Research Continues on the Clinical Assessment of CFS For over one year Hunter-Hopkins has been participating in a Centers for Disease Control contract study, the Clinical Assessment of CFS.  […]

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ME Letter September 2012

Posted on 10/03/12 by Charles W. Lapp, MD

This Month’s Contents Lexington SC Lecture on October 8 Order Your Physician a Primer from the IACFSME Don’t Forget to Vote! Order Your Absentee Ballot NOW Patient Commerce Site on Facebook Ask The Doctor $50 Bonus for Referring to HHC! Sorry We’re Late … Lexington SC Seminar Planned for October 8 Dr. Lapp will be […]

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June 2012 ME-Letter

Posted on 07/18/12 by Charles W. Lapp, MD

This Month’s Contents Kentucky Seminars on August 17 and 18 New Physician Primer from the IACFSME New Free-Access Fibromyalgia Management Guide for Primary Care Doctors Risky Business – A Possible Relation of CFS to Cancer Open Medicine Institute NYC Meeting Ask The Doctor $50 Bonus for Referring to HHC! Trouble Getting or Affording Health Insurance? […]

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ME Letter March 2012

Posted on 04/07/12 by Charles W. Lapp, MD

This Month’s Contents Ask The Doctor Open Medicine Institute considers Ampligen, rituximab Six Month Disability Follow-Ups Recommended $50 Bonus for Referring to HHC! CFS/ME/FM Treatment Website A New Imaging Technique Reveals Brain Wiring Having Trouble Getting or Affording Health Insurance? Ask The Doctor PWCs often want to ask general questions about CFS/ME or FM.  Now […]

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ME Letter December 2011

Posted on 12/26/11 by Charles W. Lapp, MD

Contents New Research Opportunities Clinical Assessment of CFS Rituximab Fatigue Self-Help Skills Pain Is A Problem! Disposing of Medications Hunter-Hopkins Is On Facebook Ampligen Update Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, and best wishes for 2012 New Research Opportunities Hunter-Hopkins has joined with several well-known practices to form the Open Medicine Institute. Using EMR (Electronic Medical Records) […]

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IACFS 2011 Summary

Posted on 10/08/11 by Charles W. Lapp, MD

IACFS International Conference Summary The biennial meeting of the IACFS was held in Ottawa, Ontario, this year.  Those who expected Fall leaves and falling temperatures were greeted instead with temperatures in the high 70’s and sticky humidity.   The theme of the conference could have been “Not What You Expected,” instead of “Translating Evidence Into Practice”! […]

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9th International IACFS/ME Conference

Posted on 04/21/11 by Charles W. Lapp, MD

Dr. Dan Peterson and philanthropist Annette Whittemore hosted the 9th International IACFS/ME Clinical and Research Conference March 12-15, 2009. Meetings were held at the Peppermill Resort in Reno, Nevada, just blocks from the future Whittemore Peterson Institute for Neuro-Immune Diseases. Click here for Dr. Lapp’s summary and comments. Dr. Suzanne Vernon’s summary for the CFIDS […]

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