David Puttnam

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David Terence Puttnam, Baron Puttnam, is a British film director. He is now active in the House of Lords, the upper chamber of the UK's Parliament and is titled Lord Puttnam of Queensgate.[1] He has lived with ME since 1998.[2][3] "He believes that it was triggered by the joint impact of a virus and the strain he had been under…"[2]

Illness[edit | edit source]

"The disease returns between three and eight times a year for around three days at a time."[2]

Advocacy[edit | edit source]

He is one of the four patrons of Action for ME.[4]

Interviews[edit | edit source]

"We are delighted that Lord Puttnam has come forward to speak of his life, both before and with ME. We hope that his story will reach as many people as possible, helping to create a more understanding world for the thousands that must live with ME every day."[3]

Online presence[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or M.E. has different diagnostic criteria to chronic fatigue syndrome; neurological symptoms are required but fatigue is an optional symptom.<ref name="ICP2011primer">{{Citation

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