Barbara J. Duryea, Project Coordinator of the Post-Polio Program at Conemaugh Health System, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, reports that one goal of the research is to provide an option that avoids potential drug side effects and interactions.William DeMayo, MD, of the Conemaugh Health System is working in conjunction with Riley and Duryea to develop and evaluate a lifestyle intervention for fatigue.
All polio survivors in the States are eligible to apply for this study and can learn about the protocol and the tape by calling 800-587-5875 or Duryea
Post-Polio Syndrome Program (PPSP) The Uniformed Services University of the Health Services and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation
are collaborating in medical research efforts with WRAMC, National Institutes of Health, National Rehabilitation Hospital, and Conemaugh Health System
focusing on post-polio syndrome.The Post-Polio
Syndrome Program is funded by the Department of Defense