The Connecticut CFIDS & FM Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 3010 Milford, CT 06460 InfoLine: (800) 952-2037


SPRING CONFERENCE 2007
SATURDAY, MAY 19

Water’s Edge Resort & Spa
1525 Boston Post Road
Westbrook, CT

12:00-4:00pm


12:00 Registration
1:00 Direct to You! Excerpts from IACFS Conference
2:00 Recent Advances in CFS/ME and FM by Dr. David Bell
3:00 Hot Topics! Your questions answered by Dr. Bell

Admission is $15 for association members and $20 for general public. The conference features internationally recognized CFS/FM physician, Dr. David Bell. He will be discussing new research, management and treatment in CFIDS and FM. His talk will be followed by an extensive question and answer session, “Hot Topics”. Excerpts from the 8th International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Other Related Illnesses Conference, held in Fort Lauderdale, FL will also be presented at this conference.

Dr. David Bell graduated from Harvard and later Boston University School of Medicine. He completed specialty training in pediatrics with a subspecialty in pediatric behavior and developmental disorders. He practices family medicine in private practice in Lydonville, N.Y. Approximately half of his patients suffer from CFS, FM and orthostatic intolerance.

In 1985 clusters of a mysterious illness began to breakout in the US. Some were located in the communities surrounding Lyndonville, NY. These outbreaks prompted scientific studies which continue today. The mysterious illness has been identified as CFS. Since that time Dr. Bell has played a prominent role in caring for CFS/FM patient communities.

Dr. Bell has published and contributed to numerous scientific papers on CFS. He is the Chairman of the Advisory Committee for CFS of the Department of Health and Human Services and serves on the International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome board. He is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of NY at Buffalo. Dr. Bell’s publications include, A Disease of a Thousand Names (1988) and The Doctor’s Guide to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (1990).

Those seeking more information concerning the conference may call (860) 952-2037 or on the Web at
www.ct-cfids-fm.org. Information on the location is available on the Web at www.watersedge-resort.com .

Please refrain from using scented products-many of our attendees are sensitive to fragrances. Thank you.

Directions:

From NYC approx. 100 miles, 2 hours driving time
From Hartford approx. 50 miles, 1 hour driving time
From Boston approx. 129 miles, 2.5 hours driving time


From New York City, New Haven and West:
Interstate 95 North to Connecticut Exit 65. Right turn at exit ramp to second stop light in center of town. Left onto Route 1 North (Boston Post Road). Go up about half a mile. Water's Edge entrance will be on your right.


From Hartford, Springfield and North:
Interstate 91 South or I-84 West to Hartford. From Hartford, take I- 91 South to Route 9. Then Route 9 South to Exit 3. Go through stop sign to second stop sign. Turn right onto Route 153 South and follow to the end of route until intersection with Route 1 in Westbrook. At light, turn left onto Route 1 North (Boston Post Road). Go up about half a mile. Water's Edge entrance will be on your right.


From Boston, Providence and East
Interstate 95 South to Connecticut Exit 65. Left turn at the exit ramp to the third stop light in the center of Westbrook. Left turn at light onto Route 1 North (Boston Post Road). Go up about half a mile. Water's Edge entrance will be on your right.


Rooms are available at the hotel for $200 and there are multiple other hotels in the area in different price ranges.

For the Comfort of All Please No Aroma Products Should Be Worn!!
(Hairspray, gel, perfume, aftershave, etc.)


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