Tag Archive | Lyme in Montana

Letters To Strangers 2016 ~ Montana Letter

Letters To Strangers 2016 ~ Montana Letter

This effort was discussed in my recent post about my trip to DC last week, and is described in further detail in a post from May of last year.  My letter was updated this year and some of the Montana patients active with Northern Rockies Lyme Disease Coalition efforts shared their photos to help further […]

Why Montanans are calling Congress Jan. 26/27

Why Montanans are calling Congress Jan. 26/27

We are spread-out, disenfranchised, devastated moms, dads, students, and children…..former participants in lives we now just watch go by.

Deer Ticks Confirmed in North Dakota Carry Lyme Disease and Important Implications for ‘Non-Lyme’ States

Deer Ticks Confirmed in North Dakota Carry Lyme Disease and Important Implications for ‘Non-Lyme’ States

Recent findings published in the Journal of Medical Entomology carry critically important implications for Lyme Disease detection in Montana and other states currently not considered Lyme endemic. Although North Dakota was considered to be outside the range of deer ticks (Ixodes scapularis), researchers sampled nine locations in North Dakota and found deer ticks present at six of them, including […]

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 […]

Montanans Continue to Be Infected and Misdiagnosed

Montanans Continue to Be Infected and Misdiagnosed

My hope is that Montanans with Lyme disease will soon be able to receive care in Montana, no matter where they contracted it.  There will continue to be repetition of this point in posts here, as well as the issues surrounding that point. I also hope, however, that contractions in Montana will VERY soon be […]