Patient Support – Useful Links

Recognized organizations for additional support

Lyme Disease Organizations:

ILADS (International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society) – the professional medical society for people with Lyme disease. – a reliable website for Lyme Disease information and publishes Lyme Times – a quarterly magazine

Lyme Disease Association – the National Lyme Disease Association.

Lyme Info – a source for comprehensive and up-to-date information.

Global Lyme Alliance – “GLA provides useful resources and tools, including patient support groups, patient testing labs, tick testing labs, financial assistance, education materials, and more.”

PA Lyme Resource Network – Lyme prevention, support, education, and patient advocacy

Bay Area Lyme Foundation – “We are committed to making Lyme disease
easy to diagnose and simple to cure.”

Lyme Disease Network – a National support group listing is available here.

Lymeparents Yahoo Group – a virtual meeting place for parents of children with Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.  Sponsored by Yahoo Group  You will need a yahoo account to connect with this group.

Canada Lyme Disease Association.

Columbia University Lyme Disease Research.

Other Informational sites:

David Younger, MD website – information on neurological Lyme disease including a support group and clinical trials.

Dr. Alan McDonald website – Dr. Alan McDonald has researched the possible connection between Lyme disease and Alzheimer’s disease.

The University of Rhode Island’s Tick Research Lab

The FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) –

Drug information – Medline, and

IGenex, Inc. – Many Lyme Literate doctors send specimens for Lyme, Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis, Babesiosis, Bartonella and other critical tests to this highly respected testing lab, located in Palo Alto, California.