Thanks to Scott
Stevens, an OFFER Board Member and Executive
Committee Member, OFFER's September 2008 Patient
Conference presentations are now available for
viewing on the OFFER website. Please click on
the following link to view these informative
OFFER WEBSITE HAS A NEW LOOK AND FEEL! CHECK IT
to months of effort on the part of our
webmaster, Scott Stevens, for an all new
OFFER website. Scott has added numerous
video presentations from previous OFFER
Conferences and OFFER EDUCATION MEETINGS
plus much more. Please click on the
following link and let OFFER know how you
like our new look (and sounds):
If you are a patient, caregiver and or an
advocate, you will not want to miss this
conference offering talks by internationally
known researchers, physicians, legal experts
and patient advocates. Every presentation
has been designed to provide participants
with knowledge and empowerment to face the
difficult health issues persons with CFS/FM
the Department of Anesthesiology at The University
of Utah are seeking individuals interested in
participating in a clinical study to evaluate
rehabilitation programs for treating Fibromyalgia.
* Have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia
* Are between 21 and 65 years of age
* Do not exercise regularly ( less than
30 minutes per week)
You may be eligible for this study.
This study includes evaluations and
10 consecutive weekly, 2 ½ hour treatment sessions. All evaluations and
treatments are at no cost to you.
are interested, please call The Pain Research Center
at 801-585-7697 or
"The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is
his success, his influence, his power for good.
Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels
Author: James Allen
Kaldis, M.D. reviews the different
Great ideas for youth/adults
who have to deal with CFS and FM
booklet written by a young lady in our
A New Study for Fibromyalgia
Lucinda Bateman is actively seeking
Fibromyalgia patients, ages 18-70, to
participate in clinical research studies
of three investigational drugs for the
treatment of Fibromyalgia. If you are
interested, call Dr. Bateman’s office
(801-359-7400) and talk to Ali Allen,
RN, research coordinator, or others on
the research team, to learn more about
the drug studies currently underway.
Qualified participants receive
study-related physician visits, lab
evaluations, and the investigational
medication at no cost.
Check out this Website for
Men with Fibromyalgia
Here's a great
site for Men with Fibromyalgia. Spouses or
SO's of Men with Fibromyalgia are also
welcome. Very interesting.
OFFERUTAH.ORG Announces New Discussion
excited to announce the launch of our new
discussion board. This discussion board is
open to anyone and will provide a forum for
those who want to share their journey with
others who are living with CFS and/or FMS.
If you would like to join the forum, just go
to OFFER's website,
http://www.offerutah.org/ and click on
the 'Discussion Board' button in the side
menu. Just follow the instructions to
register. If you have questions, click on
'FAQ' or email the administrator.
Visit OFFER's web site
for additional resources to important health
information and CFS/FM research studies at:
http://www.offerutah.org under Resources
"If human beings are perceived as potentials
rather than problems, as possessing strengths
instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather than
dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow
to their capabilities."
Author: Barbara Bush
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