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ESME and Danish Assocation to hold ME/CFS Conference in Copenhagen on May 28th, 2010


ESME European Society for ME posted this to CO-CURE today

The first ME/CFS conference in Denmark will be held on the 28th of May, 2010
at Bispebjerg Hospital in Copenhagen. Organizers are the Danish ME/CFS
Association and the European Society of ME (ESME). The conference aims to
educate physicians and other healthcare professionals in how to recognize,
diagnose and treat ME/CFS. The title of the conference is:

*Diagnosing and Treating G93.3*
- ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis)
- CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
- PVFS (Post-viral Fatigue Syndrome)

Two ME experts and a nutritionist will share their experiences in
treating ME/CFS patients. They are: Dr. Mette Johnsgaard from The
Scandinavian Institute for ME in Norway, Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker from Chronic
Neurotoxins in Maryland, USA, and nutrition expert Christine Tobback from
Himmunitas, Belgium.

The conference is open to doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, dentists,
dietitians and all other types of healthcare professionals. Although this
conference is not open to patients, we hope to arrange a patient conference
at a later date.

The conference will be given in English and Danish.

The provisional agenda is:

13:00 to 13:30 Registration - coffee and refreshments

13:30 to 13:45 ME/CFS patients in the Danish healthcare system

13:45 to 14:15 Facts and Figures - Bieke Verleys from ESME

14:15 to 15:00 "Research at the Scandinavian Institute for ME, today and tomorrow"
- Dr. Mette Johnsgaard

15:00 to 15:15 Coffee and refreshments

15:15 to 16:00 "Treatment protocols at the Scandinavian Institute for ME,"
*-* Dr. Mette Johnsgaard

16:00 to 17:00 "The Significance of Multiple Food Intolerances in ME" -* *Christine Tobback

17:00 to 18:00 Dinner

18:00 to 20:00 "The Academic Basis for the Treatment of ME/CFS in 2010" -* *Dr. Ritchie

20:00 to 21:00 Questions and discussion

The price is DKK 750 for physicians and other healthcare professionals and
375 kr. for students when they show their student ID.

Sign up here: http://www.me-cfs.dk/KonferenceUK/Information/

Registration deadline is the 14th of May, 2010.

Kind regards,
ESME team

*The European Society for ME is a non-profit group, operated entirely by
volunteers. You can support ESME with a donation by visiting: **

*Your donation will go directly to our goals of educating doctors and
helping scientists to solve the puzzle of ME/CFS:



a reminder that this conference starts in 3 days. 3 conferences in one week - US, UK, Denmark - who'd a thunk it!