Looking at Lyme

Looking at Lyme

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S1 E13: Back to the lab with Dr. Melanie Wills from the G. Magnotta Research Lab at the University of Guelph
Oct 13 • 21 min
Dr. Wills shares a vision for advances in research in Lyme disease, including more collaboration between researchers and points out that the political landscape is currently hampering such collaboration.
S1 E12: The importance of prevention and adequate early treatment of Lyme disease
Oct 6 • 18 min
Dr. Chesney tells us why she decided to write a book about preventing Lyme disease, and how living and working in an endemic area made her more passionate about prevention.
S1 E11: Exploring co-infections, Bartonella, and mental health effects of Lyme disease
Sep 29 • 19 min
In this week’s podcast, Sarah speaks with Dr. Thomas Moorcroft, a physician from Connecticut who specializes in Lyme disease and Lyme-related infections. He explains what co-infections are and differentiates between infections that are contracted from a…
S1 E10: Discussing the effects of Lyme disease on the brain with Dr. Leo Shea III
Sep 22 • 22 min
Dr. Shea is a senior staff psychologist, professor and President of Neuropsychological Evaluation and Treatment Services in New York City and Boston. He helps us to understand the cognitive, emotional, and behavioural impacts of Lyme disease and the…
S1 E9: Elizabeth May speaks to the challenge of updating medical best practices and the continued rise of ticks and Lyme disease
Sep 15 • 18 min
In this episode, Sarah speaks with another champion for Canadians living with Lyme, Green MP Elizabeth May. She describes how she first learned about the severity of Lyme disease when speaking to a woman from Pictou, Nova Scotia who required a wheelchair…
S1 E8: How to protect your pet from Lyme disease
Sep 8 • 18 min
There’s insight and advice for pet owners and veterinarians in todays’s episode with Veterinarian Dr. Joe Bloom. He specializes in treating animals with Lyme disease and he talks with Sarah about ticks, Lyme disease, and pets.
S1 E7: Dr. Ralph Hawkins explains the challenges of detecting Lyme disease through testing
Sep 1 • 20 min
In this episode of Looking at Lyme, Sarah speaks with Internal Medicine Specialist and Canadian Lyme expert, Dr. Ralph Hawkins. Dr. Hawkins walks us through the current testing protocols for Lyme disease in Canada, explaining why some patients with Lyme…
S1 E6: Talking research, testing, and treatment of Lyme disease with Dr. Sam Donta
Aug 25 • 20 min
Dr. Sam Donta has gained a wealth of knowledge and expertise treating Lyme patients for almost 40 years. As a result of his expertise, he was appointed as one of 14 members of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group, established by the US Congress in 2016.
S1 E5: How Lyme disease can impact children and family
Aug 18 • 17 min
Listen to Sarah Cormode interview her father, pediatrician Dr. Ted Cormode. They explore the challenges of Lyme disease in children, and the serious complications of Lyme disease when patients don’t receive an early diagnosis.
S1 E4: Understanding symptoms and treating the whole person
Aug 11 • 19 min
On episode 4 of Looking at Lyme, Sarah speaks with Dr. Bruce Hoffman about symptoms and patient health, treating the whole person, and helping people with Lyme disease.
S1 E3: Entomologist Janet Sperling tells us about the spread of ticks and Lyme disease
Aug 4 • 19 min
In this episode, Sarah speaks with Canadian entomologist Janet Sperling, who specializes in modelling the spread of ticks and Lyme disease. Janet fills us in on some of the important research happening in Canada right now regarding ticks and Lyme disease.
S1 E2: Justin Wood takes us deep into the world of ticks
Jul 27 • 19 min
In this episode, Justin Wood speaks with our host, Sarah Cormode, and takes us deep into the world of ticks in Canada. We find out what makes ticks tick.
S1 E1: Exploring Lyme disease with Dr. Liz Zubek
Jul 20 • 17 min
In this episode, we meet host Sarah Cormode and explore Lyme disease through the perspective of a Canadian family physician during her interview with Dr. Liz Zubek.