09 April 2015

UPDATE 5-6-15: Click here for LDA/LDo Press release on IDSA guidelines process.
In a move designed to spotlight concerns about the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) guidelines' development process, groups in the Lyme community nationwide have come together to make their voices heard.

Learn more
02 April 2015

As you may know, the IDSA is moving forward revamping its Lyme treatment guidelines. Several Lyme groups including the LDA have been working on different segments of addressing the issues in the guidelines development process. The rights of patients to have a voice in the process and to have physicians knowledgeable about treating chronic Lyme manifestations are two of the areas that need to be examined

Learn more
31 August 2012

A just published statistical review in Contemporary Clinical Trials, August 19, 2012, has cast doubt on the NIH funded studies which have been used as a basis for Lyme disease guidelines most often used by treating physicians for diagnosis and treatment and by insurers to determine reimbursement, i.e. Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and American Academy of Neurology (AAN) guidelines.

Learn more
31 August 2012

A just published statistical review in Contemporary Clinical Trials, August 19, 2012, has cast doubt on the NIH funded studies which have been used as a basis for Lyme disease guidelines most often used by treating physicians for diagnosis and treatment and by insurers to determine reimbursement, i.e. Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and American Academy of Neurology (AAN) guidelines.

Learn more
28 July 2012

May 1, 2008, Atty. Gen. Richard Blumenthal today announced that his antitrust investigation has uncovered serious flaws in the Iinfectious Diseases Society of America's (IDSA) process for writing it's 2006 Lyme disease guidelines and the IDSA has agreed to reassess them what the assess assistance of an outside arbiter.  

Click here for press release.

Lyme Disease Association, Inc.
PO Box 1438, Jackson, NJ 08527 

888-366-6611 | information line
732-938-7215 | fax
LDA@LymeDiseaseAssociation.org | email

Back to top