Tag Archives: IOM

16 Additional ME/CFS Experts Added Signatures to Open CCC/IOM Letter to Sebelius

On September 23, 2013, thirty five ME/CFS experts sent an open letter to HHS Secretary Sebelius informing her that they have come to a consensus about the use of the Canadian Consensus Criteria (CCC) as the official disease definition and … Continue reading

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More Propaganda: Still no Explanation from CAA for Disagreeing with Experts and Patient Majority

Based on context and substance, we have to assume that the latest blog entry posted on the CFIDS Association of America’s (CAA) website was written by Suzanne Vernon although it was not signed and the author wasn’t identified. Suzanne Vernon … Continue reading

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Perfect is the Enemy of Good

[Disclaimer: I am not in very good shape and I do not, at the moment, have the stamina some other advocates do. But the recent developments are so monumental that I felt I nevertheless should give my impressions as best … Continue reading

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ME Experts Agree on a Case Definition, Call Secretary Sebelius’ Bluff

Those of you who have followed the HHS’ CFSAC meetings know that Secretary Sebelius has, through Dr. Lee, CFSAC’s Designated Federal Official, told the patient community and CFSAC time and time again that HHS is not the proper institution to … Continue reading

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