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Crowdfunding meets goal to procure Lyme disease program files

MARK HUME VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Sep. 09 2014, 8:00 AM EDT Saying she was frustrated because patients weren’t being adequately diagnosed or treated for Lyme disease, Liz Zubek quit British Columbia’s new Complex Chronic Disease Program (CCDP) in June. Now, Dr. Zubek has teamed up with Lyme disease patients in a crowdfunding project to pay a freedom of information (FOI) Continues →

Vancouver, BC, Canada: Parting words – and hospital criticism – as Dr. Alison Bested leaves B.C., returns to Ontario

Her silence over her controversial departure from BC Women’s Hospital has been deafening. Alas, it didn’t last forever as Dr. Alison Bested, the former medical director of the Complex Chronic Disease Program has sent me a statement she calls a “public response;” it is posted below. Her stipulation is that I publish it in its entirety;  I have acquiesced to this request. Continues →

Victoria Times Colonist: Lyme disease clinic a ‘waste’ group says

BC’s new complex chronic disease program is a “complete waste of time” for Lyme disease patients, says the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation. The foundation, which advocates for better testing, diagnosis and treatment, withdrew its endorsement of the program at BC Women’s Hospital on Wednesday. Read full article