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About the Meniere's Disease Information Center (MDIC)
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Mission 

The mission of the Meniere's Disease Information Center (MDIC) is to provide the most comprehensive website on the Internet for general information about Meniere's Disease, based upon evidence, and cited to authoritative sources.

Disclaimer 

This website is maintained by patients who are not medical professionals. We provide general information as a public service, but we are not qualified to provide medical advice, and, therefore, we cannot and do not provide medical advice.  For examination, diagnosis, and treatment, you should consult licensed and qualified medical professionals. Since we are not medical professionals, the information and links at this site are provided as is and at your own risk and are not warranted in any manner, including (but not limited to) accuracy, reliability, timeliness, and completeness.


Copyright and Permissions 

  • This entire site is Copyright © 1997-2017 Meniere's Disease Information Center, all rights reserved.
  • This entire site is and always has been copyrighted and all rights are and always have been reserved.
  • All copying, including (but not limited to) websites, bulletin boards, forums, and blogs, is and always has been prohibited. 
  • If you would like to republish any of the material on this website, whole or in part, with or without attribution, with or without profit, you must first obtain a grant of our permission in a formal legal contract written and signed on paper with all parties represented by licensed attorneys.
  • All grants of copyright permissions, whole or in part, with or without attribution, with or without profit, require advance payment of substantial fees and royalties.
  • To inquire further about copyright permissions, have your licensed attorney email to us at the address below a formal legal description of the copyright permission sought and a formal legal description of the advance payment of substantial fees and royalties that you propose to make.

Ownership and Funding 

The Meniere's Disease Information Center (MDIC) is this website.  This website is provided as a public service and is privately owned and privately funded by patients who are not medical professionals.  We do not host advertising.  We do not solicit or accept donations for our operations.  We do not engage in "reciprocal linking" or "exchange linking."  We receive no revenue of any kind from the search engines to which we may link, freefind.com and google.com.  We may receive substantial fees and royalties in exchange for such copyright permissions as we may grant. We receive no other revenue or funding.

Privacy 

We do not collect personal information.
 

Errors
 

We hate errors; if you find any errors on this website, including information errors, typos, grammatical errors, broken links, and unclear wording, please let us know at the email address below.
 

Media Inquiries
 

We welcome media inquiries.  We understand media deadlines, and we promptly reply to bona fide email media inquiries.  The reply email address must be a verifiable bona fide media source.  Please direct media inquiries to the email address below.
 

 Email -- Rules 

  • Questions. 
     
    • We CANNOT provide medical advice.  
      • Please read our disclaimer above. 
      • We are patients who are not medical professionals.  We are not qualified to provide medical advice, and therefore we cannot provide medical advice.
        • We cannot answer questions about *your* Meniere's Disease.
        • We cannot tell you whether your symptoms "sound like" Meniere's Disease.
          • Meniere's Disease is NOT diagnosed by its symptoms; it is diagnosed by a differential diagnosis of its symptoms.  See our symptoms page and our diagnosis page with mimics.  Symptoms that "sound like" Meniere's Disease also "sound like" many other diseases and conditions that have the same symptoms as Meniere's Disease. 
      • For examination, diagnosis, and treatment, you should consult licensed and qualified medical professionals.
      • If you need help in finding a doctor, we have resources to help you on our doctors page.
         
    • We CAN answer general information questions about Meniere's Disease.
      • Over 99% of the questions that we receive are already answered on our website.  REALLY! 
      • We post all of the information that we have on our website; we are holding nothing back.
      • So, before you resort to sending a question, be sure to use our search links that appear at the top of each page of our website and our website site map.  You will save your time and ours.
      • But if your general information question is TRULY not already answered on our website, please go ahead and send your question to the email address below, and we will be happy to reply.  REALLY!  We will also update our website with the answer for the benefit of subsequent visitors.
        • Please do not include any personal identifying information in your email, as we have no need for it. 
           
  • Class assignments.   In view of the extensive resources already posted at our website, and the other demands on our time, we are unable to reply to students seeking assistance with class assignments, but we wish them well.
  • Regular (postal) (snail) mail.  All of our information is online at this website.  We have no printed material to send by postal mail.  We make all of our information easily, quickly, and economically accessible to patients worldwide via this website.
     
  • Copyright requests (permissions).  See the copyright information above.
     
  • Sound file complaints.     From time to time we play a sound file for the benefit of those who can still hear.  Occasionally, a visitor who is hypersensitive to sound will complain.  If you are hypersensitive to sound and you must complain about our sound file, please first explain why you don't mute your computer speakers when you surf the Internet.
     
  • Feedback is Welcome.    Your feedback, comments, suggestions, and criticism are important to us (really!); please let us hear from you, using the email address below.
     
  • Listings on the Doctors Page.    We do not endorse, recommend, or refer to doctors, hospitals, and clinics for the simple reason that we have no particular competence to do so.  Facilities are listed on our Doctors Page simply because they have Internet links that connect them with the treatment of Meniere's Disease.  U.S. doctors, hospitals, and clinics:  to be listed, simply provide us with the Internet link that connects you with the treatment of Meniere's Disease. There is no charge. Email us at the address below.
     
  • Listings on the Disability Page.    We don't endorse, recommend, or refer to attorneys for the simple reason that we have no particular competence to do so.  Lawyers are listed on our Disability Page simply because they have Internet links that connect them with the disability representation of patients with Meniere's Disease.  U.S. lawyers:  To be listed, simply provide us with the Internet link that connects you with the disability representation of Meniere's Disease.  There is no charge.  Email us at the address below.


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Always check this page for our latest email address.
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Email that is not within these rules will necessarily be ignored.
 

Copyright © 1997-2017 Meniere's Disease Information Center.  All rights are reserved.
All copying, including (but not limited to) websites, bulletin boards, forums, and blogs, is prohibited.
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