Category: News

IACFS 2016 Summary

Posted on 11/19/16 by Charles W. Lapp, MD

12th International IACFS/ME Research and Clinical Conference: Emerging Science and Clinical Care A Clinician’s Review of the Conference, with Comments October 27-30, 2016 Westin Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale, Florida Despite gray and blustery weather, the 12th biennial international IACFS conference was well attended by 205 professionals and 78 persons with CFS (PWCs). At least 9 […]

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ME Letter December 2015

Posted on 12/25/15 by Charles W. Lapp, MD

This Month’s Contents Raleigh Office Closing CDC Grand Rounds on February 16 at 1 PM Lab Portal for Patients Confirm Your Appointment…Please! Merry Christmas! Raleigh Office Closing After Almost 35 Years! It was Christmas of 1980 when Dr. Lapp and his associate, Dr. John Marucheck, moved into their Raleigh quarters at 3400 Executive Drive. Until […]

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ME Letter September 2015

Posted on 10/03/15 by Charles W. Lapp, MD

This Month’s Contents CDC Seminar on Pacing and Limit Setting, October 8 at 4PM MOLD: Could it Cause or Perpetuate CFS/ME/SEID? Extra Help on Prescription Costs for Medicare Recipients Confirm Your Appointment When Called! Editor’s Note – Only the News That’s Fit to Print CDC-Sponsored Seminar on Pacing and Limit Setting On October 8 at […]

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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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IACFS 2014 Summary

Posted on 04/04/14 by Charles W. Lapp, MD

IACFS International Conference Summary 11th International IACFS/ME Conference Parc 55 Wyndham Union Square Hotel San Francisco CA March 20-23, 2014 The theme for this biennial IACFS conference was “Translating Science into Clinical Care,” which implies that most papers would address treatments and management schemes aimed at improving the care of persons with CFS/ME and FM. […]

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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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