Tag Archives: Mary Dimmock

ME/CFS: what every family physician needs to know

Article extract: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: what every family  physician needs to know, by Mary Dimmock, Susan Levine, MD, and Terri L. Wilder, MSW in Family Doctor (journal of New York State Academy of Family Physicians) Winter 2018 6:3 pp 23-25 The onset … Continue reading

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Help secure the World Health Organisation’s classification of ME & CFS

ME action blog post: Help secure the World Health Organisation’s classification of ME & CFS Important call to action! We need all hands on deck for a simple, but important task. The World Health Organisation (WHO) is reviewing its International … Continue reading

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Estimating the disease burden of ME/CFS in the US

Article abstract: At the National Institutes of Health (NIH), burden of disease is an important factor in funding decisions along with such factors as scientific opportunity, the quality of the science, and the interest of researchers. Recent studies have quantified the … Continue reading

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US report says there’s (almost) no evidence CBT/GET work in ME/CFS

Health rising blog, by Cort Johnson, 18 August 2016: Federal Report Says There’s (Almost) No Evidence CBT/GET Work in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) This has a been good week for advocacy.  It’s shown that smart advocacy works. Twice advocates went … Continue reading

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US agency says CBT & GET ineffective for ME patients

Occupy M.E. blog post by Jennie Spotila, August 16 2016: AHRQ evidence review changes its conclusions Mary Dimmock has led the way on this issue, and is co-author of this post. In response to requests by U.S. patient organizations and advocates, the … Continue reading

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Video interview with parent Mary Dimmock about her son and rituximab

Episode 78 of Llewellyn King’s ME/CFS Alert videos interviews Mary Dimmock, whose son has ME and who is receiving RITUXAN (rituximab) treatment privately. (24 mins)    

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The Guardian asks: Is CFS finally being taken seriously?

Guardian article: Is chronic fatigue syndrome finally being taken seriously?, by David Cox, 4 April 2016 Once dismissed by many doctors as a psychological illness, new research suggests CFS has its roots in infection – and there is hope of successful … Continue reading

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