Alison Bested

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Alison Christine Bested, MD, FRCP(C): Haematological Pathologist; Environmental Health Clinic; Sunnybrook & Women’s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[1]

Her medical specialty practice has been dedicated to patients with complex chronic medical conditions including: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and persistent Lyme disease. She is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. She is works in Toronto and Vancouver, Canada.[2]

One of the authors of the 2003 Canadian Consensus Criteria for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, published as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:Clinical Working Case Definition,Diagnostic and Treatment Protocols[3]

Open Letter to The Lancet[edit]

Two open letters to the editor of The Lancet urged the editor to commission a fully independent review of the PACE trial, which the journal had published in 2011. In 2016, Dr. Bested, along with 41 colleagues in the ME/CFS field, signed the second letter.

Virology blog]

Studies[edit]

  • 2015, Review of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: an evidence-based approach to diagnosis and management by clinicians[4]

Physician Guideline[edit]

Talks and Interview[edit]

Books[edit]

  • 2013, The Complete Fibromyalgia Health Diet Guide and Cookbook, ISBN-10: 0778804534
  • 2008, Hope and Help for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia, ASIN: B00V1D68LU
  • 2002, The Fibromyalgia Cookbook: More Than 120 Easy and Delicious Recipes, ISBN-10: 1581822707

Online presence[edit]

References[edit]

  1. http://www.name-us.org/defintionspages/DefinitionsArticles/ConsensusDocument%20Overview.pdf
  2. https://sharkmedia.nova.edu/media/%22An+Update+on+ME+CFS%22+presented+by+Alison+Bested%2C+M.D.%2C+F.R.C.P.C.%2C/1_sb02aock
  3. http://phoenixrising.me/wp-content/uploads/Canadian-definition.pdf
  4. Bested, AC; Marshall, LM (2015), "Review of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: an evidence-based approach to diagnosis and management by clinicians", Reviews on Environmental Health, 30 (4): 223-49, PMID 26613325, doi:10.1515/reveh-2015-0026 


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