Highlights from the International Lyme and Associated Diseases (ILADS) - Boston


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Lyme disease is an illness caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi, a complex microbe known as a spirochete. Lyme disease is a multi-systemic illness, if left untreated it can become a severely debilitating illness affecting the central nervous system, joints, and multiple organs, including the heart and brain. It presents in multiple-stages from: acute (early stage) to chronic (late stage or persisting) illness. The Global Lyme Alliance is pleased to present Highlights from ILADS 18th Annual Scientific Conference, our expert panel of leading physicians will provide their insights and a summary of key data and research presented at this conference. The patient panel includes Jackie Bailey and Jennifer Crystal. Jackie is a Nurse Practitioner at Apheresis Associates of Northern Virginia (AANV). She has been performing physical exams on donors since 2010. She has extensive experience working as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Jennifer is a writer and educator at Boston. She is working on a memoir about her journey with chronic tick-borne illness. Expert panel: Dr. Kenneth Liegner, Physician, Author and Patient AdvocateDr. Thomas Moorcroft, Co- founder of Origins Of Health, an Osteopathic wellness centerDr. Leo J Shea III, Clinical Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Rusk Institute, a division of the New York University-Langone Medical CenterDr. Samuel Shor, Associate Clinical Professor, George Washington University Health Care Sciences RSVP Here!

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