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US Man Testifies To Senate Panel About ME/CFS

Saturday 11 May 2019

 

From US radio station WHMI 93.5 FM:

 

Health Policy and Human Services
 

Local Man Testifies To Senate Panel About ME/CFS

May 10, 2019
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A local [Livingston County] resident testified Thursday in Lansing in support of a resolution trying to being public awareness to a disease that could affect more than two million Americans.

The National Academy of Medicine says Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, is "a serious, chronic, complex, and systemic disease that frequently and dramatically limits the activities of affected patients," leaving many home or bedbound. It’s believed as many as 2.5 million Americans suffer from the disease, more than 41,500 of them Michigan residents. Among them is Brian Shuell of Brighton Township. After being unable to work for several years as a result of ME/CFS, he has since become an advocate fighting for awareness of the disease, which he says is severely underfunded.

 

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