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Indian American Teen Vidhima Shetty Publishes Book On Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Saturday 16 February 2019

 

From US news outlet IndiaWest:

 

Vidhima Shetty
Indian American teen Vidhima Shetty, of San Ramon, Calif.,
with her recently published book, "An Adolescent's Guide
to ME/CFS," that sheds light on chronic fatigue syndrome.
(Photo provided)
 

San Ramon Indian American Teen Vidhima Shetty Publishes Book on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

India-West Staff Reporter
February 15, 2019
© Copyright 2019 India West, 933 MacArthur Blvd San Leandro, CA

An Indian American high school girl from San Ramon, Calif., has published a book discussing chronic fatigue syndrome.

The book, "An Adolescent's Guide to ME/CFS," written by 17-year-old Vidhima Shetty, attempts to shed light on a little-known disease that affects over 24 million people around the world.

Shetty's book provides a clear and concise overview of a disease with no cure, pinpointed cause, or FDA-approved treatment, and dives deep to reveal the struggle of patients that have to cope with one of the world’s biggest medical mysteries, according to the young author.

To help fund research in this field, Shetty is donating all proceeds from her book to the Open Medicine Foundation, which uses advanced scientific research to find a cure for this disease, a news release said.

“I wrote this book because I wanted to educate more people about this life-altering disease,” Shetty said in a statement. “I couldn’t imagine what ME/CFS patients, especially those who are my age, have to go through if they didn’t know much about the disease.”

 

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