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BHC Strives for Excellence

As asserted in our mission statement, the Bateman Horne Center envisions a world where patients with ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia (FM) are readily diagnosed, effectively treated, and widely met with empathy and understanding. To achieve this vision, the BHC is progressing toward becoming a center of excellence for ME/CFS and FM, a process that was the…

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Patient Voice – Back to School

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Topic for September: Tell us about something your chronic illness has taught you. Living with ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia, so much is lost, but many tell us of the things they’ve gained as well. How have you learned to live a full life, in spite of living with a debilitating disease? Have you had moments when you thrive? What…

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Just Paint

In this submission to Patient Voice, Claudia Goodell shares how she discovered a love of art which showed her a pathway to emotional healing, despite there being no physical cure for her debilitating illness. She also tells how she has channeled her skills into advocacy and action. Read on to learn more about how one MECFS/FM…

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Guest Blog – Bringing ME/CFS/SEID into Mainstream Medicine

Establishing a Distinct ICD-10 Code by Jon D. Kaiser, MD – CFS researcher, clinician, and patient Dr. Jon Kaiser is a recovered CFS/ME patient, clinician, and researcher who has been caring for people with CFS/ME, AIDS, and cancer for the past twenty-five years. In this guest blog he shares his thoughts on the importance of getting…

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Improving Clinical Care

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The Bateman Horne Center, a center of excellence, is leading the way in the medical advancement and treatment of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia (FM) through integrated medical research and clinical care. The Bateman Horne Center (BHC) is the only clinic in Salt Lake City providing specialized clinical care for ME/CFS and FM.…

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A Road Map for Advancing Research

Biomarkers can take the “process of elimination” out of diagnosing ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia.  Biomarkers (short for biological markers) can be objectively measured and tell you something about the individual – whether there is disease present, what type of treatment should be used, etc. Once it is confirmed that a biomarker is useful for diagnosis or…

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Allow Hope

A poem by Ellen Phillips i gather dust like the house crawl upstairs & kneel before the miracle of a bath marvel at the view from the rooftops pray for kindness in the aftermath   each breath a miracle each step a miracle before closing my eyes again i allow the hope of what was…

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Empowered Research… While You Sleep

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Each of us is a 24/7 data-generating machine.  Wearable accessories and devices count our steps, monitor our heart and breathing rate and track our water intake.  Our smart phones keep us connected all while tracking our every movement.  We use apps to count calories, track symptoms, figure out what is making us sick, and get…

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Get to Know BHC – Suzanne D. Vernon, PhD

My journey into scientifically and medically unexplained diseases began in Colorado.  When I was a 20-year-old undergraduate student I landed a work-study job at the CDC Vector Borne Diseases Branch in Fort Collins. Incredibly, I was working with some of the top disease detectives in the world. It was there I learned how powerful molecular technologies…

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