"We were very encouraged by the increase in attendees this year and especially the number of doctors that attended," said Dr. Nicolaus.
AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) November 12, 2019
Following the success of the first European Morgellons Disease Conference held in 2018, the BCA-clinic and The Charles E. Holman Morgellons Disease Foundation (CEHMDF) held their second European Morgellons Disease Conference on October 11th and 12th in Augsburg, Germany. The conference was attended by patients and doctors and medical providers from Germany, Austria, Hungary, Norway, Canada, USA, Russia, Switzerland, France, England, and Italy.
A highlight of the conference this year was the addition of an extensive training session that was available to all medical providers on Friday. This training session, headed by Carsten Nicolaus, MD, PhD, and founder of the BCA-clinic was highly praised by the attendees who gained new insights and knowledge into treating Morgellons disease patients. "We were very encouraged by the increase in attendees this year and especially the number of doctors that attended," said Dr. Nicolaus.
The Conference on Saturday began with a welcome to all from Dr. Nicolaus. Melissa Fesler, FNP-BC presented an overview of the relevant Morgellons literature that has been published in the past year. Professor Carlo Maria Mortellaro, DVM, presented information on Digital Dermatitis in cattle, which has many similarities to Morgellons disease. Carsten Nicolaus spoke about diagnosis and testing of patients as well as conventional, alternative and integrative treatments for the disease. Cindy Casey-Holman RN, Director of the CEHMDF spoke about her journey with Morgellons disease, the formation and mission of the foundation and the progress that has been made in the past few years. Marianne Middelveen, MS, MDes gave a presentation entitled "Morgellons Disease 2019, Where are we today?"
Highlights of the recently premiered documentary, Skin Deep: The Battle Over Morgellons were shown. This film is presently available for screening at universities, medical schools, libraries, etc. Information on the film is available at Morgellonsmovie.org.
For further information on Morgellons Disease please visit the website.
About the Charles E. Holman Morgellons Disease Foundation:
The Charles E. Holman Morgellons Disease Foundation, based in Austin, TX, is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization committed to advocacy and philanthropy in the battle against Morgellons disease. Director, Cindy Casey-Holman, RN, leads the foundation, named for her husband, Charles E. Holman, a pioneer in the fight against Morgellons disease. Currently, there is no public funding and very limited private funding to support research for this disease, and the CEHMDF is the recognized authority and primary funding source for Morgellons disease medical/scientific research. Donations are tax-deductible in the US. To learn more about Morgellons disease go to: http://www.MorgellonsDisease.org