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Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education (MLDSE) will be holding its 5th Annual Conference on April 26, 2019 in Augusta, Maine. This conference is titled “Empowering the Patient.” LDA president, Pat Smith, will join 16 other speakers […]
Not open to the public
The conference features speakers including Dr. Kristen Honey, HHS; Pat Smith, President, LDA; Prof. Holly Ahearn, SUNY; Dorothy Leland, V.P., LDO; and Sandra Berenbaum, LCSW . It is free and open to the public.
The NE Ohio Lyme Foundation will hold its 3rd Annual Lyme Disease Symposium on Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Andover, Ohio. The event will run all day, from 9am to 5pm. A registration fee of $20.00 includes lunch catered by Panera Bread. LDA president, Pat Smith will join Dr. Charles Curie, DVM; Dr. Elena Frid; […]
Lyme Disease Testing with Nick Harris, PhD, c.1997. Lyme Disease Testing with Nick Harris, PhD, c.1997,1 tape, $5.00. Discussion of Lyme disease testing methods.
Lyme Disease Forum for Congressmen, Senators and Federal Officials, c.1998. Lyme Disease Forum for Congressmen, Senators and Federal Officials, c.1998, 2 hours (1 tape), $5.00. Speakers include Brian Fallon, MD; Nick Harris, PhD; Ken Liegner, MD; Anthony Lionetti, MD; Dorothy Pietrucha, MD; Steven Schutzer, MD; and Pat Smith, President, LDANJ.
Does your child have Lyme disease? Does he or she feel alone and not know what to expect from family and friends? In line with the Lyme Disease Association’s long tradition of helping children, it has published a book for children 8-12 who have Lyme disease. Entitled Lyme Disease Is No Fun: Let’s Get Well!, the […]
By Marcus A. Cohen, Published 2004
LDA Ebook Note, 2018: Don’t understand the Lyme issues and need a place to start? Lyme Disease Update: Science, Policy, & Law, published in 2004 by the Lyme Disease Association Inc. (LDA), is a resource book which summarizes the contentious issues in the prior decades of Lyme including some early legal actions. The LDA is pleased to now be able to offer an Ebook for free download : Kindle Ibook PDF
The book is a must for busy physicians who lack time to read the peer-review on Lyme disease and for patients who have been refused treatment or even a Lyme diagnosis, the doctor perhaps citing a negative test (the book documents seronegativity) or the patients’ lack of conformity to the CDC criteria, which are meant for surveillance purposes only─the reference is cited in the Update.
The Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force (Task Force) was established to propose updates to best practices and issue recommendations that address gaps or inconsistencies for managing chronic and acute pain. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is overseeing this effort with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of […]