Responses are beginning to come in from organizations and doctors regarding CDC’s limiting of Lyme disease treatments for patients. We will update this list as we continue to receive and review them. As you review each link, if there is an opportunity to respond, please do so. 1) LDA Responds to CDC Limiting Lyme Disease […]
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June 16, 2017 – In an MMWR article highlighting several cases of patients diagnosed with Lyme disease who developed complications including death from the treatment, CDC said it does not recommend prolonged antibiotic or immunoglobulin therapy, which it says, lack data supporting effectiveness for chronic Lyme disease. According to the article entitled “Serious Bacterial Infections […]
All: Share with your social media! The Lyme Disease Association, Inc. is asking all Lyme patients and their families and friends to send a response to the Washington Post. Tell them in your own words how outraged you are that your treatment options are being cut off, that the Post did nothing to check with […]
I think it is time to clarify some of the issues surrounding both the Lyme advocate meeting held at CDC in Ft. Collins CO, June 2013 and the “no Lyme disease in the South” controversy. In early 2013, I wrote to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and presented the objections of the […]