Associazione Malati di CFS onlus

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The Associazione Malati di CFS onlus (Association of Sufferers of CFS, non-profit) is a patient advocacy group for chronic fatigue syndrome founded in 2004 and located in Pavia, Italy.[1]

Aims[edit | edit source]

  • to raise awareness of the existence and severity of CFS, among doctors, public institutions and citizens
  • medical research, including a biobank of blood samples[2]

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Notable people[edit | edit source]

Members of the Executive Council

  • President: Roberta Beretta Ardino
  • Vice President: Maria Pia Cavalet
  • Secretary: Maria Mariani
  • Counselor: Marina Gasparotto
  • Counsellor: Catia Gennari

Scientific Committee

  • Dr. Lorenzo Lorusso
  • Dr. Enrica Hair
  • Dr. Catherine Zilli
  • Dr. Chiara Magatti

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References[edit | edit source]

chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue (idiopathic chronic fatigue) without additional symptoms. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.

The information provided at this site is not intended to diagnose or treat any illness.
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