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Dr. Jemsek and Dr. Horowitz Featured in Lyme Light Story

Dr. Jemsek and Dr. Horowitz Featured in Lyme Light Story

Lyme Light Doctors couldn’t agree on the cause of my husband’s debilitating symptoms, much less how to treat them. Now, new estimates on the prevalence of...

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Dr. Robert Bransfield on Good Morning America’s Story about Debbie Gibson’s battle with Lyme

Dr. Robert Bransfield on Good Morning America’s Story about Debbie Gibson’s battle with Lyme

Debbie Gibson Reveals Drastic Weight Loss Caused by Lyme Disease By ABC News – Apr 21, 2014 9:40am For as much as most people worry about their bodies and...

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The Global Search for Education: More Research – Ticks

The Global Search for Education: More Research – Ticks

By C. M. Rubin Huffington Post This article appeared in the Huffington Post on 10/16/2013 “The next step is to determine if spirochetes that persist after...

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2014 Annual European ILADS Lyme Disease Conference

2014 Annual European ILADS Lyme Disease Conference

The Annual European ILADS Lyme Disease Conference will be held in Augsburg, German on April 25-26, 2014. The Conference will provide updates in clinical knowledge...

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ILADS Hershey Lyme Disease Basics Conference

ILADS Hershey Lyme Disease Basics Conference

One Day Instructional Course on how to Diagnose and Treat Lyme and Associated Tick Borne Diseases will be held in Hershey, PA on April 11-12, 2014. To learn more...

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ILADS Member News

Dr. Jemsek and Dr. Horowitz Featured in Lyme Light Story

Dr. Jemsek and Dr. Horowitz Featured in Lyme Light Story

Lyme Light Doctors couldn’t agree on the cause of my husband’s debilitating symptoms, much less how to treat them. Now, new estimates on the prevalence of...

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Dr. Robert Bransfield on Good Morning America’s Story about Debbie Gibson’s battle with Lyme

Dr. Robert Bransfield on Good Morning America’s Story about Debbie Gibson’s battle with Lyme

Debbie Gibson Reveals Drastic Weight Loss Caused by Lyme Disease By ABC News – Apr 21, 2014 9:40am For...

 
 
The Global Search for Education: More Research – Ticks

The Global Search for Education: More Research – Ticks

By C. M. Rubin Huffington Post This article appeared in the Huffington Post on 10/16/2013 “The...

 
 
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News from ILADS

President’s Message

President’s Message

The passing of “Willy” Burgdorfer is an event of notable sadness for all in the tick-borne community. We, at ILADS, extend our profound sympathies to his...

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A Letter from our President

A Letter from our President

ILADS has released its new treatment guidelines. The ILADS guidelines address three clinical questions...

 
 
A Special Note to Dr. Jones’ Kids

A Special Note to Dr. Jones’ Kids

We need your artistic skills to help make the gala for Dr. Jones a truly star-studded event!  At the...

 
 

New Standard of Care Guidelines for Treating Lyme and Other Tick-borne Illnesses Released by International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS)

How doctors treat patients with suspected Lyme infections needs to change so as to avoid potential long...

 
 
The Global Search for Education: In Search of Solutions – Ticks

The Global Search for Education: In Search of Solutions – Ticks

By C. M. Rubin Huffington Post This article appeared in the Huffington Post on August 9, 2013 To date...

 
 
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ILADS Events

2014 Annual European ILADS Lyme Disease Conference

2014 Annual European ILADS Lyme Disease Conference

The Annual European ILADS Lyme Disease Conference will be held in Augsburg, German on April 25-26, 2014. The Conference will provide updates in clinical knowledge...

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ILADS Hershey Lyme Disease Basics Conference

ILADS Hershey Lyme Disease Basics Conference

One Day Instructional Course on how to Diagnose and Treat Lyme and Associated Tick Borne Diseases will...

 
 
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ILADS Campaigns

LymePowerOfUs Campaign

LymePowerOfUs Campaign

Created by ILADEF (the educational arm of ILADS), #LymePowerOfUs’ goal is to inform, inspire and motivate individuals and groups across the world to take actions...

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President’s Message

The passing of “Willy” Burgdorfer is an event of notable sadness for all in the tick-borne community. We, at ILADS, extend our profound sympathies to his wife and family and wish to thank them for sharing the life of this sublime man with us. In this time of such an extraordinary loss, we are called to honor the contributions of Dr. Burgdorfer whose seminal work in the field of tick-borne illness did so much to alleviate the sufferings of so many world-wide.

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A Letter from our President

ILADS is proud to announce new Guidelines for the treatment of Lyme Disease. These Guidelines broaden the scope of treatment and re-treatment and will greatly enhance the care of patients suffering from Lyme and persistent Lyme. The new Guidelines call for therapies to be guided by clinical response rather than a predetermined response and view laboratory testing as a contribution to the physicians’ judgment. Please read the full text below. We congratulate the authors of this work and all in the Lyme community who have made this momentous achievement possible.

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A Special Note to Dr. Jones’ Kids

We need your artistic skills to help make the gala for Dr. Jones a truly star-studded event!  At the same time, you can help ILADEF raise money for programs to teach more pediatricians about Lyme disease and its associated illnesses. Download and print the pdf file and decorate it. Sign your artwork! You can write [...]

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New Standard of Care Guidelines for Treating Lyme and Other Tick-borne Illnesses Released by International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS)

How doctors treat patients with suspected Lyme infections needs to change so as to avoid potential long term illness and suffering. To that end, the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) today released updated guidelines for the treatment of Lyme and other tick borne infections which call on physicians to provide evidence-based, patient-centered care [...]

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Dr. Jemsek and Dr. Horowitz Featured in Lyme Light Story

Lyme Light Doctors couldn’t agree on the cause of my husband’s debilitating symptoms, much less how to treat them. Now, new estimates on the prevalence of Lyme disease are bringing the debate to the forefront. BY LAURIE MCCLELLAN It started with a few mysterious symptoms. I noticed my husband, Pat, wincing when he got out [...]

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Dr. Robert Bransfield on Good Morning America’s Story about Debbie Gibson’s battle with Lyme

Debbie Gibson Reveals Drastic Weight Loss Caused by Lyme Disease By ABC News – Apr 21, 2014 9:40am For as much as most people worry about their bodies and dieting, imagine if all of a sudden you couldn’t eat foods that were a regular part of your diet, and as a result, you couldn’t stop [...]

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The Global Search for Education: More Research – Ticks

By C. M. Rubin Huffington Post This article appeared in the Huffington Post on 10/16/2013 “The next step is to determine if spirochetes that persist after antibiotic treatment are infectious.” — Dr. Monica Embers The take home for me from Katie Couric’s recent report on Lyme disease is that there are still too many unanswered [...]

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LymePowerOfUs Campaign

Created by ILADEF (the educational arm of ILADS), #LymePowerOfUs’ goal is to inform, inspire and motivate individuals and groups across the world to take actions that increase awareness of Lyme disease, raise funds to train physicians in the appropriate diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease and support LymeTap (an organization that helps people in financial [...]

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2014 Annual European ILADS Lyme Disease Conference

The Annual European ILADS Lyme Disease Conference will be held in Augsburg, German on April 25-26, 2014. The Conference will provide updates in clinical knowledge and treatment techniques for tick-borne diseases with an emphasis on the European experience. To learn more visit: http://www.ilads.org/lyme_programs/ilads-conferences.php

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ILADS Hershey Lyme Disease Basics Conference

One Day Instructional Course on how to Diagnose and Treat Lyme and Associated Tick Borne Diseases will be held in Hershey, PA on April 11-12, 2014. To learn more about the conference, go to: http://ilads.org/lyme_programs/hershey/ilads_hershey.php. This course will teach the practitioner the first steps to properly diagnose and treat chronic Lyme disease. There will be [...]

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