Lyme disease: The major players, the disagreements and the IDSA draft guidelines

August 29, 2019
Lyme disease. So much we seem not to know, in many different areas.

Draft guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease were recently issued by the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)–two really big, contentious issues.

And of course there are the disagreements of how the various organizations view these Lyme topics–I’ve often termed this the establishment vs. the advocates.

My guest today took a look at this in a recent two-part series in Forbes entitled “Lyme Wars”.

Joining me is the author and infectious disease physician, Judy Stone, MD.

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For more:  I disagree with the author on numerous points and present them in this link.

Dr. Masters fought to get Lyme recognized in the South. It took decades for it to happen yet patients are still denied testing and treatment:

We need more researchers and doctors who are willing to go against ancient dogma which has ruled Lyme-land for 40 years.
How many more have to suffer and die before Lyme/MSIDS is finally recognized as the true pandemic it is?