Articles by Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation

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Persistence of Lyme patients and the role of patient organizations

ByCanLyme TeamJan 23, 2024
This in-depth article by Cox and Levesque gives context to many of the systemic barriers that Canadian Lyme patients encounter, and highlights the important role that patient organizations play in addressing those barriers.
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Combination antibiotic therapy for treatment of Lyme disease

Jan 19, 2024
Monica Embers discusses her research findings in this latest course from Invisible International.
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The significant impacts of infections, such as Lyme, on mental health

Jan 10, 2024
An in-depth review by three leading experts.
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Medical Gaslighting and Lyme Disease: The Patient Experience

Dec 31, 2023
Published December 29, 2023 in Healthcare Authored by Jennifer L. Fagen, Jeremy A. Shelton, Jenna Luché-Thayer Abstract: Even though there are approximately half a million new cases of Lyme disease in the US annually, according to the CDC, it is often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, which can result in a chronic, multisystemic condition. Lyme disease is…
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Leaning into 2024

Dec 26, 2023
This work can save lives. You can keep helping us.
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Research points to delayed diagnosis for Black patients with Lyme disease

Dec 21, 2023
Increased awareness is an important first step in addressing this problem.
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Lack of effective healthcare for Canadian Lyme patients and why they turn elsewhere

Dec 20, 2023
In response to an article about Amélie Champagne’s inquiry.