CAA — CFIDS Association of America Inc. representing "CFS"
CBT — Cognitive behavioral therapy
CDC — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a U.S. federal agency under the DHHS
CEBV — Chronic Epstein-Barr Virus, the name first given to ME when the NIH were looking at ME until "Epstein-Barr Virus" was proven not to be the cause but a secondary virus
CFIDS — Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome, a name suggested to use in the place of "CFS" which would "psychologize an illness"
CFIDS/ME — Since the CDC took away the diagnostic code for ME, how the NCF refers to Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
CFSAC — Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee, a federal committee that has, to date, accomplished nothing of significance except to spend government funds and hold meetings
DHHS — Department of Health and Human Services, a federal agency that has both the NIH and CDC under its auspices
DOD — Department of Defense, a federal agency that "CEBV" was put under with no explanation to date
FDA — Federal Drug Administration, a U.S. federal agency
GET — Graded exercise therapy
NCF — National CFIDS Foundation, Inc. — a federally (501-C3) approved charity for CFIDS/ME
NIH — National Institutes of Health, a U.S. federal agency under the DHHS
OWH — DHHS's Office of Women's Health that "CFS" is now under
PWC/ME — Person with CFIDS/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis