Archive for May, 2015

Delayed Diagnosis of Lyme Has Devastating Effect on Patients

time to dxTaken from LymeDisease.org

According to a nationwide survey by LymeDisease.org, only 7% of chronic Lyme patients are diagnosed and treated within critical thirty-day window essential to cure. More than half wait two years or more for correct diagnosis.

READ THE ARTICLE HERE

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Recorded Webinar: THE LYME EPIDEMIC: UNDERSTANDING LYME & OTHER TICK-BORNE ILLNESSES

Little tick big problem

This  FREE webinar was held on Thursday, May 28th at 7pm EDT.

Lyme Disease does not discriminate: the young, old, healthy, infirm, rich and poor are all susceptible! Last year the CDC announced that over 300,000 people per year acquire Lyme Disease. This educational presentation will provide insight into Lyme and some other diseases that ticks carry.

Dr. Kathy Spreen is a physician with two specialty boards and Master’s degrees in both public health and biochemistry, who is not only well-versed in the Lyme literature, but a patient herself. She will share from her wealth of knowledge on this subject as she seeks to educate the public, professionals, patients, and caregivers.

We will cover:

*Lyme Disease Basics
*Other tick-borne co-infections:
**Bartonella
**Babesia
**Powassan Virus

RECORDED WEBINAR

WATCH VIDEO WITH DR. SPREEN HERE