ME Association

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The ME Association is a British patient charity formed in 1976. Its patrons include His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent, Countess of Mar, Professor Peter Behan and the Right Honourable John Bercow PC MP (Speaker of The House of Commons).[1] Its medical advisor is Doctor Charles Shepherd, who is a patient.

The ME Association publishes news and information about ME/CFS.

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Ramsay Research Fund[edit | edit source]

The ME Association funds and operates the Ramsay Research Fund which funds biomedical research into the disease.[2]

Purple Booklet[edit | edit source]

The ME Association publishes its purple booklet which is a guide to clinical management of the disease for patients and doctors.[3]

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Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome, often used when both illnesses are considered the same.

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