October 2014 Lyme News, Articles, Events

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Newspaper Articles

Star News
Debbie Dorholt believes she had Lyme disease for about 15 years before finally getting diagnosed last year. Debbie Dorholt (left) and Sarah Holm. Her suspicions were raised in 2013, when she was camping with her kids. A man at the lodge told her he …
Poughkeepsie Journal
Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, the Federal Agriculture and Risk Management Act included a provision to allow Lyme diseaseto be included under Agriculture and Food Research Initiative. He said the move would “improve the research and development of ..
HamletHub
Naturopathic Physicians, Drs. Carolyn Graham, ND and Alice Bell, ND will discuss their participation in a study on Lyme Disease on Thursday, October 23 at 7 p.m. in the Library Gallery. The two Naturopathic doctors are participating in a multi-center
Medscape
PHILADELPHIA — Ticked off protesters staged a 2-day demonstration during IDWeek to ask physicians to update their guidelines for chronic Lyme disease. About 100 people from the activist organization sponsored by the Mayday Project rallied outside the …
Babesiosis: The Other Tick-Borne Illness – Daniel C. Maclone of Timothy Bourne Cartway in East Falmouth did not think much of the deer tick he removed from his chest after clearing brush in his yard in July. He had found and removed ticks many times before.

Events

Oct 4, 2014
Rhode Island Friends:WE ARE GOING TO HAVE A HAVE TABLE AT THENORMAN BIRD SANCTUARY HARVEST FAIR!TOMORROW AND SUNDAY!9:30 TILL 5:00MUSIC, CRAFTS, KID’S STUFF, FOOD, ICE CREAM AND MORE…http://normanbirdsanctuary.org/annual-events/harvest-fair/

October 4, 2014
Race Against Lyme 5K Walk/RunSaturday,
The Crossing of Colonie580 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville, NY
9:30 AM Registration Begins11 AM 5K Run1.5 Mile Walk to Follow

October 6th 
The Lyme Sucks Challenge:
1. Cut a lime in half (share it with a friend, or your favorite kid) and take a video of you sucking the lime dry
2. In your video, nominate 3 friends to take the Lyme Sucks Challenge & tag them when you post your video
3. Post your video and this text to your social media networks with the hashtag ‪#‎lymesuckschallenge‬
4. Donate $10 to one of the research foundations listed below (OR $100 if you don’t take the challenge!)
Why take this challenge?
Because Lyme disease is the fastest growing infectious disease in the US and becoming epidemic worldwide!
Because research into persistent Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections is severely underfunded!
Because there is evidence that ALS, MS, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and many other neurological and autoimmune disorders may be caused by Lyme disease!
Please donate here: www.lymeresearchalliance.org (US) www.lymemd.org/research(US) http://canlyme.com (Canada) Text LYME22 £10 to 70070 to donate to Lyme Disease Action (UK)

Tuesday, October 7th
Emergence Viewing
from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. This is not a regularly scheduled day, so be sure to put it on your calendar so you don’t forget At this meeting, we will be watching the movie “Emergence” the sequel to “Under Our Skin”. The movie is an hour long, so that should give us time to chat afterwards. The Twin Cities Chronic Lyme support group meetings are the 4th Tuesday of the month from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.The Hosmer Library347 E. 36th St.Minneapolis, MN 55408The meetings are held in the “Community Room”. Entering from the 36th street entrance, take a right, before the stairs, and head down. The community room is to the left. The restrooms are down there as well. There is also an elevator for those of you who can’t do the stairs.The library closes at 8:00pm.We have a big room so no need to worry about filling capacity. ALL ARE WELCOME. Children are welcome. Even bad moods are welcome. Come to meet people, learn and exchange ideas on living with Chronic Lyme Disease, offer or receive support. Or come to talk about how you don’t want to talk about Chronic Lyme Disease. Just come to laugh with other people that know what it is like to have strange and unfortunate health care experiences and put your stamp of contribution on whatever it is you decide to create with this group.Questions or concerns, please contact:* Vicki Koecher by phone at 612-823-1375.* Nathan Horek via email nahorek@yahoo.com or by phone: 612-300-9625.Always best to try a private message in Facebook firs

October 10 & 11, 2014
The Mayday Project
Next protest information here
http://www.themaydayproject.org/#!events/c1ke2
Oct 10- Candlelight Vigil
October 11, 2014 from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Pennsylvania Convention Center – Philadelphia.

Oct 11, 2014
Bite Back for a Cure
Motorcycle Ride in Alabama
http://whatislyme.com/bite-back-for-a-cure/
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October 17th
Katina Makris will be presenting at the Northwestern Academy of Homeopathy on Friday, October 17th. Join us for an evening of clinical insights into Lyme from a homeopathic perspective!
https://www.facebook.com/events/322416344607542/
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October 21st
Just a reminder about Chicago Suburban Lyme Group Support Meeting on October 21st in Elgin IL. Please RSVP if you are coming so we have enough seats!
At our October 21st Chicago Suburban Lyme Meeting in Elgin, we are very pleased to present an exciting guest speaker! We have a newer ILADs trained LLMD, Dr. S of IN coming to meet with us. He has a new practice just over border into IN from Chicago and is accepting new patients.Dr. S will have just come back on the heels of the ILADs October Conference so he will be able to report on all the latest information from that event as well offer a question and answer session on things you always wanted to ask. Please think of your questions in advance as we ask that written questions will be handed to him to address within the allotted time frame once he finishes his presentation. We will also allow time from 8:15 on to have our Chicago Suburban private meeting to welcome new members and answer your questions.We look forward to having you and Dr. S join us for this special meeting on Tuesday October 21st 2014 6:30 pm Sherman Hospital Elgin.We also have upcoming meetings on August 19th and September 16th. Our monthly in person Support Group for Chicago Suburban Lyme meets downstairs in rooms 4&6 which is a combined space at Sherman Hospital Elgin IL.Bring your questions, share stories and hear about what helps get you through and feeling good! www.chicagolyme.com or join our FB group.
Chicagoland Group – Lyme Friends:
Lyme Friends Update:
Upcoming Meetings:
October 28 – STRESS Busters! – Topic also includes special guest, Debby, who will lead group in diaphragmatic breathing, and chair yoga for release of joints and glands. (Great for those suffering from Lyme!)
November 4 – “How come nobody believes I am sick?”
November 18 – Attitude – “If You Can’t Change Your Fate Change Your Attitude!”
December 2 – Laughter – “Laughter is the Best Medicine.”
January 6 – Passion and Purpose for the New Year – “What is your Vision?”
Come Join Us! ($10 per meeting)
*Lyme Friends meets on even numbered Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Journeys Wellness, 137 Rt. 120 in Lakemoor, IL. All Welcome.

October 22nd, 2014
from 6Pm to 8PM.
Community Lyme Disease educational town hall meeting with Lyme Disease Eugene Oregon & DiveGirl Deb.
Location Pure Life Chiropractic, 315 W. Broadway, Ste 100, Eugene OR 97401. Look for the signs on the sidewalk out front!
This will be a FREE public showing of this dramatic follow-up to the widely acclaimed UNDER OUR SKIN and EMERGENCE (just released) takes the viewer on a journey from horror to hope.
Come on out, talk to patient advocates for ILADS Treatment Guidelines Learn what is working for treatments! Understand the barriers to gaining medical care for Lyme & 350 co-infections with insect bites. Help us fund local Lane County Tick Sweeps so we all know what our risks are.
I will be screening the first movie at this meeting. We’ll have a second meeting a month later to watch Emergence! Screening times: Under Our Skin (100 minutes) & Emergence (60 minutes).
Location Pure Life Chiropractic, 315 W. Broadway, Ste 100, Eugene OR 97401. Look for the signs on the sidewalk out front! October 22nd, 2014 from 6Pm to 8PM.
We have got to begin to talk to the entire community. Bringing in health people is paramount. Tell your friends and join us: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LymeDiseaseEugeneOregon/
Please RSVP if you are interested, seating is limited, please so we have a general idea of how many to expect. LymeDiseaseEugeneOR@gmail.com Should be fun!!!

October 26
Got Lyme? You might have Lyme if… @ SpiritFest
Delaplaine Arts Center
40 S Carroll St, Frederick, Maryland 21701
A workshop discussing the What is Lyme, How do you get it, what to do to prevent it, how to test for it and how to begin the journey of caring for it. Will be presenting at 2:00pm.

Oct 26
Race against Lyme
Phi Chi Theta
Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Harrisonburg, VA
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/race-against-lyme-tickets-13540613339

Oct 28
Dr Murakami lectures on Lyme disease Tues Oct 28, 2014 Fernie BC. Details within poster.

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