Tag Archives: ME

Crouse PromptCare = Diagnosis + Cops


I went to Crouse PromptCare at 11:15 a.m. Signed in. Did not get called to check in with insurance, etc. At 11:35 a.m. got called into a treatment room with Peter, a nurse. He couldn’t get blood pressure but did … Continue reading

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Centro and the Smoke Alarm


This morning I learned that in November 2013 a palliative-care nurse practitioner testified at a hearing that with my glucose level as high as it was, I would be dead within six months. Here I still am. I’ve been counted … Continue reading

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ME/CFIDS/CFS


MYALGIC ENCEPHALOMYELITIS (a/k/a chronic fatigue immune dysfunction syndrome) “International Consensus Primer for Medical Practitioners” Please note that of the 26 authors listed, only seven are Americans. The world is way ahead of the U.S. on this. http://www.name-us.org/DefintionsPages/DefinitionsArticles/2012_ICC%20primer.pdf

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Flying on the Weird Side


So I go to sleep, then wake up around midnight. I lay here and think about an ex-therapist who was a really good guy, and wonder about paying him a visit just to see—after the passage of years—who he is … Continue reading

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To Shuffle Sideways or Not


This morning I feel stronger. There is no more medically-approved word for it: I just feel stronger. Let me tell you how the week has gone. Last Saturday I went to church and knew after I got there that it … Continue reading

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The Next Questions (Part I)


Dear Dr. Klimas, I have chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS): Can you help me find a doctor who will work with me? I live in Syracuse, New York, where medical professionals are conservative and close-minded. The biggest employer is the State … Continue reading

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