Tag Archive | Lyme Disease Awareness

Arguing Chronic Lyme ~ A (Very) Basic Overview & A Few Good Links

Arguing Chronic Lyme ~ A (Very) Basic Overview & A Few Good Links

This overview was initially part of another post from September (with patient accounts of long-term Lyme), but there were just too many ideas there to be valuable.  However, referencing that post is extremely valuable in digesting this overview, and in understanding why you should take the time to do so.  Dozens of patients were willing […]

Christopher’s Videos About the Lyme Disease Challenge (ChrisBitesLyme)

Christopher’s Videos About the Lyme Disease Challenge (ChrisBitesLyme)

I posted in early 2015 about about Christopher’s New Year’s Resolution, as emailed to me by his third grade teacher, to raise awareness for Lyme Disease through a gaming channel he plans to start on YouTube.  He also, very sweetly, planned to donate 99% of his profits to Lyme Disease awareness, using the other 1% […]

Lyme Disease Challenge Starts March 1 ~ How to Get Ready

Lyme Disease Challenge Starts March 1 ~ How to Get Ready

You can help “Take a Bite Out of Lyme” starting March 1, 2015, but you can do any or all of the following starting right now:

Support French Lyme Patients ~ Send Support For Proposition N° 2291

Support French Lyme Patients ~ Send Support For Proposition N° 2291

I’ve posted twice lately about state-specific proposed legislation (Massachusetts and Washington) because even letters from out of state expressing information and support for better care have been catching representatives’ attention and helping the Lyme-patient-residents of those states. There is also, it turns out, a French Proposition (draft included below) that will soon go before the French […]

Washington Proposed S.B. 5448 Would Allow Long Term Antibiotic Treatment For Lyme Disease

Washington Proposed S.B. 5448 Would Allow Long Term Antibiotic Treatment For Lyme Disease

Proposed legislation in Washington, S.B. 5448, was read during regular session on January 21, 2015, and referred to the Senate Health Care Committee, scheduled for hearing on February 2.  The bill would allow specified practioners to treat patients dianosed with Lyme Disease using long term antibiotics, “for a therapeutic purpose that eliminates infections or controls the […]

Email Massachusetts Senators (How and Why) Re H.D. 469 ~ Insurance Coverage for Lyme

Email Massachusetts Senators (How and Why) Re H.D. 469 ~ Insurance Coverage for Lyme

“There is currently a two-week window during which representatives can decide if they want to support the proposed bill known as: H.D. 469 An Act Relative to Lyme Disease Treatment Coverage, so we need to act quickly.”   The who, what and how of this issue was very well said and accounted for in a […]

Map of Montana Canine Lyme Cases in My Local Area

Map of Montana Canine Lyme Cases in My Local Area

Lyme disease is under-reported in animals in Montana (and everywhere), as it is in people.  But, interestingly enough dogs are routinely tested and treated in areas where people are not.  Many people have treated their dog for Lyme disease where I live, which is why it catches many people off guard to hear that the […]