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ILADS at the Central Mass Lyme Conference

ILADS at the Central Mass Lyme Conference

Central Mass Lyme Conference Saturday, May 21, 2016 Registration 8:30 am Conference: 9:00 am  – 4:30 pm Worchester Technical High School www.centralmasslymeconference.com The...

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Dr. Tom Moorcroft Interviewed on Vermont Public Radio

Dr. Tom Moorcroft Interviewed on Vermont Public Radio

Dr. Tom Moorcroft On June 16, ILADS Board member Tom Moorcroft, DO was interviewed about tick-borne diseases on Vermont Public Radio. He had a lively conversation...

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Samuel M. Shor, MD Featured in US NEWS & WORLD REPORT

Samuel M. Shor, MD Featured in US NEWS & WORLD REPORT

Dr. Samuel M. Shor Samuel M. Shor, MD, ILADS’ President Elect had a story in the June 16th edition of US NEWS & WORLD REPORT.  Read the full...

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Dr. Robert Bransfield and Dr. Joseph Burrascano Jr. Speak at Vector Borne Illness Lecture Program

Dr. Robert Bransfield and Dr. Joseph Burrascano Jr. Speak at Vector Borne Illness Lecture Program

Dr. Robert Bransfield ILADS members Robert C. Bransfield, MD and Joseph J. Burrascano, Jr., MD spoke on behalf of ILADS at a four hour Vector Borne Illness...

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2015 Annual European ILADS Lyme Disease Conference

2015 Annual European ILADS Lyme Disease Conference

The Annual European ILADS Lyme Disease Conference will be held in Augsburg, Germany on May 8-9, 2015. The Conference will provide updates in clinical knowledge and...

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Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases: Wake up call for Citizens by: Kenneth G. Liegner, MD

Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases: Wake up call for Citizens by: Kenneth G. Liegner, MD

Dr. Kenneth G. Liegner ILADS member, Kenneth G. Liegner, MD, spoke on the topic “Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases: Wake up call for Citizens”...

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ILADS Member News

ILADS at the Central Mass Lyme Conference

ILADS at the Central Mass Lyme Conference

Central Mass Lyme Conference Saturday, May 21, 2016 Registration 8:30 am Conference: 9:00 am  – 4:30 pm Worchester Technical High School www.centralmasslymeconference.com The...

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Dr. Tom Moorcroft Interviewed on Vermont Public Radio

Dr. Tom Moorcroft Interviewed on Vermont Public Radio

Dr. Tom Moorcroft On June 16, ILADS Board member Tom Moorcroft, DO was interviewed about tick-borne...

 
 
Samuel M. Shor, MD Featured in US NEWS & WORLD REPORT

Samuel M. Shor, MD Featured in US NEWS & WORLD REPORT

Dr. Samuel M. Shor Samuel M. Shor, MD, ILADS’ President Elect had a story in the June...

 
 
Dr. Robert Bransfield and Dr. Joseph Burrascano Jr. Speak at Vector Borne Illness Lecture Program

Dr. Robert Bransfield and Dr. Joseph Burrascano Jr. Speak at Vector Borne Illness Lecture Program

Dr. Robert Bransfield ILADS members Robert C. Bransfield, MD and Joseph J. Burrascano, Jr.,...

 
 
Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases: Wake up call for Citizens by: Kenneth G. Liegner, MD

Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases: Wake up call for Citizens by: Kenneth G. Liegner, MD

Dr. Kenneth G. Liegner ILADS member, Kenneth G. Liegner, MD, spoke on the topic “Lyme...

 
 
Dr. Robert Bransfield and Dr. Jodie DaShore To Speak at Lyme Disease Education Seminar

Dr. Robert Bransfield and Dr. Jodie DaShore To Speak at Lyme Disease Education Seminar

Dr. Robert Bransfield On April 25, 2015, come, listen, and talk with highly educated and experienced...

 
 
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News from ILADS

President’s Message

President’s Message

As the newly elected President of ILADS, I am excited about new developments and growing knowledge in the field of Lyme and tick borne diseases. I envision our organization...

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ILADS Treatment Guidelines Are Now Summarized on the National Guideline Clearinghouse Website

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 3, 2015 For Media Inquiries: International Lyme and Associated Diseases...

 
 
President’s Message

President’s Message

I want to thank the membership for the confidence in choosing me as your President. This is a humbling...

 
 
List of 700 Articles Citing Chronic Infection Associated with Tick-Borne Disease Compiled by Dr. Robert Bransfield

List of 700 Articles Citing Chronic Infection Associated with Tick-Borne Disease Compiled by Dr. Robert Bransfield

Dr. Robert Bransfield, past president of ILADS, has accumulated a list of 700 articles citing chronic...

 
 
President’s Message

President’s Message

ILADS adds another milestone to a long list of accomplishments in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme...

 
 
Dr. Robert Bransfield and Dr. Joseph Burrascano Jr. Speak at Vector Borne Illness Lecture Program

Dr. Robert Bransfield and Dr. Joseph Burrascano Jr. Speak at Vector Borne Illness Lecture Program

Dr. Robert Bransfield ILADS members Robert C. Bransfield, MD and Joseph J. Burrascano, Jr.,...

 
 
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ILADS Events

2015 Annual European ILADS Lyme Disease Conference

2015 Annual European ILADS Lyme Disease Conference

The Annual European ILADS Lyme Disease Conference will be held in Augsburg, Germany on May 8-9, 2015. The Conference will provide updates in clinical knowledge and...

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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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ILADS at the Central Mass Lyme Conference

Central Mass Lyme Conference Saturday, May 21, 2016 Registration 8:30 am Conference: 9:00 am  – 4:30 pm Worchester Technical High School www.centralmasslymeconference.com The Central Mass Lyme Foundation will host its 2nd annual Lyme Disease conference. This event will explore the complexities of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases and include presentations by experts in primary care, [...]

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President’s Message

As the newly elected President of ILADS, I am excited about new developments and growing knowledge in the field of Lyme and tick borne diseases. I envision our organization taking a leading role in promoting a balanced understanding of the literature.

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ILADS Treatment Guidelines Are Now Summarized on the National Guideline Clearinghouse Website

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 3, 2015 For Media Inquiries: International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) Barbara Buchman bbuchman@ILADS.org (301) 263-1080 ILADS Treatment Guidelines Are Now Summarized on the National Guideline Clearinghouse Website. (Nov 3, 2015) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that more than 300,000 new cases of Lyme disease [...]

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President’s Message

I want to thank the membership for the confidence in choosing me as your President. This is a humbling experience for which I want to also thank my predecessors for creating the organization we have today. I have positive memories of my first ILADS meeting ~12 years ago, where I was provided a cogent argument regarding the concept of chronic Lyme disease.

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List of 700 Articles Citing Chronic Infection Associated with Tick-Borne Disease Compiled by Dr. Robert Bransfield

Dr. Robert Bransfield, past president of ILADS, has accumulated a list of 700 articles citing chronic infection associated with tick-borne diseases. Read more and download the full list.

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President’s Message

ILADS adds another milestone to a long list of accomplishments in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and its co-infections. By the 1980’s, doctors were increasingly concerned with the growing numbers of Lyme disease patients with chronic manifestations.

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Dr. Tom Moorcroft Interviewed on Vermont Public Radio

Dr. Tom Moorcroft On June 16, ILADS Board member Tom Moorcroft, DO was interviewed about tick-borne diseases on Vermont Public Radio. He had a lively conversation with a Dartmouth infectious disease doctor. “I tried to clarify the general ILADS stand on persistence of Lyme and need for reassessment (rather than the often presupposed open ended [...]

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Samuel M. Shor, MD Featured in US NEWS & WORLD REPORT

Dr. Samuel M. Shor Samuel M. Shor, MD, ILADS’ President Elect had a story in the June 16th edition of US NEWS & WORLD REPORT.  Read the full article here: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/patient-advice/articles/2015/06/16/does-chronic-lyme-disease-exist?page=2          

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Dr. Robert Bransfield and Dr. Joseph Burrascano Jr. Speak at Vector Borne Illness Lecture Program

ILADS members Robert C. Bransfield, MD and Joseph J. Burrascano, Jr., MD spoke on behalf of ILADS at a four hour Vector Borne Illness Lecture Program in Hauppauge, NY on Saturday April 18th, 2015.

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President’s Message

The International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) has criticized the Lyme guidelines review panel of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) for excluding patient interests and disregarding competing guidelines in its review plan. IDSA put together a panel charged with revising its outdated 2006 Lyme guidelines. As noted by ILADS, IDSA violated the principles of quality guideline development established by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) by excluding Lyme patients from the panel. IDSA also ignored the recently published ILADS Lyme guidelines in formulating its guideline topics for panel discussion.

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