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Vitamin D Council podcast 14: Dr. Muhammad Yunus and fibromyalgia

Posted on: July 14, 2017   by  Vitamin D Council

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The 14th episode of the Vitamin D Council Podcast has arrived! You can listen to all previous episodes here.

Here are the show notes for this episode:

In this episode, Missy Sturges interviews Dr. Muhammad Yunus, a board certified rheumatologist and retired professor from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Yunus is a world renowned fibromyalgia expert and now serves on the board of the National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA), a fellow non-profit.

The Fibromyalgia Association is the oldest and largest nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing and decreasing the burden of fibromyalgia through education, research and patient advocacy. The NFA leads a national and international effort to create a voice for fibromyalgia providers, researchers and patients. Efforts include the development and support of educational activities, awareness events, fibromyalgia research, media coverage and the facilitation of increased collaboration efforts between patients and providers. To learn more about this wonderful organization, please check out the National Fibromyalgia Awareness website.

This is an exciting episode for the Vitamin D Council, as we branch out with another nonprofit collaboration. Today, Dr. Yunus discusses fibromyalgia disease etiology, disease management and debunks incorrect stereotypes associated with Fibromyalgia. Dr. Cannell also joins the conversation to share the plausible mechanism by which vitamin D affects fibromyalgia, and shares the most recent research developments on the topic.

Interviewed:

Muhammad Yunus, MD

John Cannell, MD

Resources:

https://www.vitamindcouncil.org/health-conditions/fibromyalgia/

http://www.fmaware.org/

Dr. Yunus’s bibliography

Dr. Cannell’s bibiography

 

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