Fibromyalgia Coalition International 10th Annual Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Conference Set for May 14-15 in Kansas City (Metro)

Kansas City, KS, February 22, 2010 --( The Fibromyalgia Coalition International (FCI) will be hosting its 10th annual Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Conference on May 14-15 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Lenexa, Kansas.

Presentations from top fibromyalgia and CFS experts will focus on the theme of the conference, “Hope & Help for Fibromyalgia & CFS,” discussing the latest research and successful treatment protocols for the chronic pain illnesses.

Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum among line up of top speakers
Speakers include Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D., author of the national bestseller, From Fatigued to Fantastic and Pain Free 1-2-3 and latest book, Beat Sugar Addiction NOW. Dr. Teitelbaum’s presentation, “Effective Treatment of CFS and Fibromyalgia,” will include new research findings, including the XMRV retrovirus link to CFS.

The conference is geared toward patients who will have a chance to network and participate in open discussions with each presenter, and medical professionals who may earn credits toward their professional development requirements, including CNEs for nurses and CCEs for chiropractors.

“We are honored to be celebrating the Fibromyalgia Coalition International’s important milestone with members of both the patient and medical community who have supported and contributed to FCI’s success over the last 10 years,” said Yvonne Keeny, FCI Founder & Executive Director. “Given the recent breakthroughs in fibromyalgia and CFS research and treatments, it is more important than ever to stay informed for those who want to take charge of their health, discover root causes of their health challenges, and initiate solutions that work.”

The conference date also coincides with National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, which is commemorated worldwide on May 12 of each year.

For more information about the “Hope & Help for Fibromyalgia & CFS” conference, including complete speakers’ bios, agenda and registration, please visit website, call 913-384-4673 or email

About the Fibromyalgia Coalition International (FCI)
Founded in 2000 in Mission, Kansas, the Fibromyalgia Coalition International (FCI), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has grown significantly since its humble beginning as a support group in 1998. Through our “Getting Well” support groups, awareness outreach, annual conferences, continuing education for healthcare professionals, research efforts, and publishing the nation’s top FM/CFS newsletter/magazine, "Fibromyalgia Alternative News," we have seen numerous lives changed for the better.

Fibromyalgia Coalition International
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913-384-HOPE (4673)