|Recommended sources of
support and information
- Lyme Disease Association
to educating about Lyme Disease, and supporting
research into treatment. Publications available
at no or low cost, online or by ordering.
- Lyme Disease Network
best general online support and information
sharing message board, excellent set of links.
Includes section to help find Lyme literate
physicians and file area. Sponsored by Lyme
Lyme is a maillist for Vermonters and folks in
adjacent areas who have Lyme Disease and other
tick-borne diseases. This is our support group
for talking about the issues and problems that go
along with having Lyme in Vermont, and sharing
solutions, emotional support, and information. It
is set up as a closed group, to protect
participants' privacy. Subscribe at site
or click here: Subscribe to VTLyme
Includes medical and research articles, news
reports, support and activist information. Very
comprehensive, and not all information should be
considered validated. Also provides a
non-discussion maillist with current articles and
latest information. This is a good way to keep up
with the various avenues being explored in
relation to tick-borne diseases not only in the
US but in other parts of the world.
- Tick Encounter Resource Page
Lots of informaton about ticks, how to recognize them, where they are, and how to protect yourself and your property. Not a substitute for self-checks, but good information.
Lyme Test Access Program provides financial assistance for people who might not be able to access lab testing for tick-borne diseases otherwise.
informed patient (also see Physicians page)
- Lyme Disease and associated tick-borne diseases: The
Pamphlet with overview of Lyme and other tick-borne
diseases, including list of possible symptoms, from Lyme
Disease Association of SE Pennsylvania. 15 page printable
PDF. Spanish language version also available. This
pamphlet is widely used throughout the USA and Canada to
educate the public and introduce the medical community to
basic information about tick-borne diseeases.
- Diagnosic Hints and Treatment Guidelines for Lyme and Other Tick Borne Diseases
By Joseph J.
that patients print this out and provide it to
their primary care providers. Dr. Burrascano is a
prominant Lyme specialist on the many factors
involved in diagnosing and treating Chronic Lyme
Disease and other tick-borne diseases. This is
not the only approach, but gives an excellent
systematic approach to diagnosis and treatment
options. Updated September 2005. The paper is available
in pdf format for offline reading and printing.
- Learning about Lyme and
other tick-borne diseases
Click to subscribe to VTLyme
online support and discussion group for
people with Lyme in Vermont and adjacent areas