WHEN – Saturday May 11, 1:00 to 4:00 pm
WHERE – Colorado State Capitol, 200 E. Colfax Ave, Denver
WHY – We are part of a global campaign (At least 93 events will be held during this week in USA, Canada, Mexico, Europe, UK, Australia, Japan and South Africa) for health equality for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. These events bring attention to the need for huge increases in investment in medical research and medical training to treat ME. Continue reading
ME/CFS sometimes strikes multiple members of a family suggesting that there may be a genetic component to the disease.
Such is the case with Candi Pastorek, and her daughters, Amelie Hicks and Mary Gelpi.
On April 22, the documentary “Unrest” was shown as a fundraiser for the Open Medicine Foundation that is dedicated to research for into ME/CFS.
The family, formerly from Grand Junction, returned to their hometown for the fundraiser featuring a showing of the Sundance prize winning documentary “Unrest.” Their story, titled “Tortured Pathway” is featured in the April 8, 2018 Sunday edition of the Grand Junction Sentinel.