Education Seminar in Sacramento on October
Until there is no more chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), it’s
vitally important for patients, caregivers and clinicians to know more
about this illness. Please plan to join us in Sacramento,
California, on Saturday, October 28,
2006 for presentations by nationally
recognized CFS experts Leonard Jason, PhD, of
and Charles Lapp, MD, of the Hunter-Hopkins
Charlotte, North Carolina. The
seminar will be held in the Ose Community Room at KVIE Public Television
at 2595 Capitol Oaks Drive in
Dr. Jason, one of the leading
researchers of CFS epidemiology, will discuss the number of people who have this
illness, how we can differentiate it from other conditions and what severe
fatigue really means.
Dr. Lapp will discuss treatment strategies for CFS
and fibromyalgia (FM) management, including basic therapies such as pacing,
limit setting and symptomatic therapies for sleep problems, pain, fatigue,
cognitive problems and other key symptoms of these illnesses.
A joint question-and-answer forum will follow the
presentations, allowing participants to interact with speakers, ask questions
and learn practical information about CFS and FM and how to manage these medical
The new traveling CFS photo exhibit, “The
Faces of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome,” will be displayed at the seminar. The
compelling exhibit features the portraits and stories of CFS patients, family
members and health care professionals. It's part of the national CFS public
awareness and education campaign sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention (www.cdc.gov/cfs) and the
CFIDS Association of America (www.cfids.org/cfs).
How to register
Tickets for the seminar are $20 if
purchased by October 12, $25 if purchased after this deadline or at the door.
Seating is limited, so preregistration is encouraged. The seminar begins at 1:00
p.m. and concludes at 4:30 p.m. To receive a brochure with complete details and
a registration form, please send an e-mail to
704-365-2343 or visit
to purchase tickets online.