Bogus Grassroots Groups

Be careful – Bogus grassroots Lyme related organizations

Understand the organizations and the information they pass on.  

Remember, anyone can make a website.

LYMEPOLICYWONK: Bogus Grassroots Groups – Who’s Who and What’s What with the American Lyme Disease Foundation ALDF | LymeDisease.orgLymeDisease.org.

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TOUCHED BY LYME: “When the story of Lyme disease is written, it will be the story of patients standing up and being heard.”LymeDisease.org

Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., along with U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, have announced they will re-introduce legislation that would establish an advisory committee focusing on tick-borne diseases.

Words from our senators about Lyme:

Senator Gillibrand: “We need a better strategy than just checking our kids after a day at the park.”

Senator Blumenthal: “When the story of Lyme disease is written, it will be the story of patients standing up and being heard.

via TOUCHED BY LYME: “When the story of Lyme disease is written, it will be the story of patients standing up and being heard.”LymeDisease.org.

ILADS conference in Boston 2012

From Jennifer Crystal’s Blog:

”   Dr. Patel noted that for all of the different opinions and theories out there, at the end of the day, “it comes down to the patient.” He spoke of medicine as a learned art, asserting that an experienced doctor will be able to go beyond textbook diagnosis, to understand his/her patient as a person and figure out the best methods to holistically treat that individual.   

TOUCHED BY LYME: Reporting in from ILADS conferenceLymeDisease.org.

5 Tick-Borne Diseases You’ve Never Heard Of

Well, most people haven’t heard of these diseases that ticks spread. Most know of Lyme disease,  but these others are far more deadlier and much more common than you think.

5 Tick-Borne Diseases You’ve Never Heard Of | Outdoor Life Survival.