"An Update on ME/CFS" presented by Alison Bested, M.D., F.R.C.P.C.,
From Ana Del Alamo
Dr. Bested was chosen by Health Canada to participate on the Expert Medical Consensus Panel that wrote the Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Clinical Working Case Definition, Diagnostic and Treatment Protocols in 2003. This consensus definition is known worldwide as the Canadian Consensus Criteria.
She has coauthored 2 books: Hope and Help for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia in 2008 and The Complete Fibromyalgia Health Diet Guild and Cookbook in 2013. She was one of the authors of the 2014 ME/CFS Primer for Clinicians published by the International Association of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
She has written with her co-author Dr. Lynn Marshall a Review of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis /Chronic Fatigue Syndrome that was be published in December 2015 in the Reviews of Environmental Health.
Currently she is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia in the Faculty of Medicine.Alison Bested, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., clinical associate professor, Department of Medicine, Univeristyof British Columbia