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Research Study Recruitment: Congenital Lyme Disease

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Pregnant participants needed for study! Children’s National Hospital – Congenital Infection Program has launched a pilot study being led by Sarah Mulkey, MD, PhD, “Pregnancy and Early Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Following In Utero Lyme Disease Exposure.” [perfectpullquote align="left" bordertop="false" cite="" link="" color="" class="" size=""]The study is actively recruiting pregnant volunteers to participate in questionnaires, one fetal MRI and ultrasound, one infant MRI and ultrasound, two in-person neurology evaluations, and two blood draws.[/perfectpullquote] This study will assess the feasibility of evaluation for outcomes of pregnancies of women affected by Lyme disease infection. Brain development of fetuses, infants, and children exposed to Lyme disease in utero will be assessed. Infants will be followed from birth to age 18 months.       Study participants will be reimbursed for their travel up to 230 miles each...

The Quiet Epidemic – Manitou Art Center

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This screening of THE QUIET EPIDEMIC is presented in partnership with Rocky Mountain Women's Film. Through Film in the Community, films are screened throughout the year, free of charge, at various locations around Colorado Springs. Join us June 17th, 5pm-7pm at the Manitou Art Center in partnership with the Rocky Mountain Women's Film, to watch THE QUIET EPIDEMIC! Film Description: PLAY TRAILER AFTER YEARS OF LIVING WITH MYSTERIOUS SYMPTOMS, a young girl from Brooklyn and a Duke University scientist are diagnosed with a disease said to not exist: Chronic Lyme disease. The Quiet Epidemic follows their search for answers, which lands them in the middle of a vicious medical debate. What begins as a patient story evolves into an investigation into the history of Lyme disease, dating back to...

May 2023: CO Governor Polis Proclamation for Lyme & Other TBD Awareness Month!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Colorado Governor, Jared Polis, signed a proclamation of Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Disease/Conditions Awareness Month for May, 2023! In addition, Chaffee County, the City of Salida, and the Town of Buena Vista, all at the heart of the Rocky Mountains, have made proclamations for the month of May. Consider asking your local community to do the same! As the distribution and prevalence of ticks and tick-borne diseases continues to increase at a national level…so must awareness! Colorado is home to a growing number of people that have been infected by Lyme and/or other tick-borne diseases or affected by tick-bite related conditions. Coloradan are at risk for tick bites depending on where they live, work or recreate, as well as from travel throughout the United States and the...

The Quiet Epidemic – Telluride

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]THE QUIET EPIDEMIC-TELLURIDE: The Colorado Tick-Borne Disease Awareness Association, 501c3 and Wilkinson Public Library are privileged to host the screening of The Quiet Epidemic, a feature-length documentary about Lyme disease. The film will be immediately followed with a Q&A. May 17, 2023, Telluride, CO is the fourth stop for this film tour in Colorado! Link to Wilkinson Public Library ABOUT THE FILM: After years of living with mysterious symptoms, a young girl from Brooklyn and a Duke University scientist are diagnosed with a disease said to not exist: Chronic Lyme disease. The Quiet Epidemic follows their search for answers, which lands them in the middle of a vicious medical debate. What begins as a patient story evolves into an investigation into the history of Lyme disease, dating back to...

The Quiet Epidemic: Salida Steam Plant Theater

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]THE QUIET EPIDEMIC-SALIDA: The Colorado Tick-Borne Disease Awareness Association, 501c3; Chaffee County Public Health; and Partnership for Community Action are privileged to host the screening of The Quiet Epidemic, a feature-length documentary about Lyme disease. The film will be immediately followed by an expert panel conversation. May 5, 2023, Salida, CO is the second stop for this film tour in Colorado! ABOUT THE FILM: After years of living with mysterious symptoms, a young girl from Brooklyn and a Duke University scientist are diagnosed with a disease said to not exist: Chronic Lyme disease. The Quiet Epidemic follows their search for answers, which lands them in the middle of a vicious medical debate. What begins as a patient story evolves into an investigation into the history of Lyme disease, dating...

The Quiet Epidemic: Buena Vista Stardust Theater

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]THE QUIET EPIDEMIC-BUENA VISTA: The Colorado Tick-Borne Disease Awareness Association, 501c3; Chaffee County Public Health; and Partnership for Community Action are privileged to host the screening of The Quiet Epidemic, a feature-length documentary about Lyme disease. The film will be immediately followed with a Q&A with local Health advocates. May 10, 2023, Buena Vista, CO is the third stop for this film tour in Colorado! ABOUT THE FILM: After years of living with mysterious symptoms, a young girl from Brooklyn and a Duke University scientist are diagnosed with a disease said to not exist: Chronic Lyme disease. The Quiet Epidemic follows their search for answers, which lands them in the middle of a vicious medical debate. What begins as a patient story evolves into an investigation into the history...

The Quiet Epidemic: Broomfield Auditorium

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]THE QUIET EPIDEMIC-BROOMFIELD: The Colorado Tick-Borne Disease Awareness Association, 501c3, is privileged to host the screening of The Quiet Epidemic, a feature-length documentary about Lyme disease. This film is both chilling and alarming, a motivation for change at the highest levels. The film will be immediately followed by an expert panel to continue this important community conversation. May 3, 2023, Broomfield, CO is the first stop on this film tour for Colorado! ABOUT THE FILM: After years of living with mysterious symptoms, a young girl from Brooklyn and a Duke University scientist are diagnosed with a disease said to not exist: Chronic Lyme disease. The Quiet Epidemic follows their search for answers, which lands them in the middle of a vicious medical debate. What begins as a patient story...

Mothers Against Lyme Meet-up

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Mothers Against Lyme Meet-Up Are you raising a child with Lyme disease and feeling overwhelmed? Is this situation making you depressed, and in need of compassion, advice, and even some laughs? Then this group is for you. Click the link to sign up! Learn more about Mother's Against Lyme here![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Mothers Against Lyme Meetup

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Mother Against Lyme is hosting their next virtual Support Group Meeting on Monday, January 16, 2023! 6:00 PM (MST), 8:00 PM (EST) Join us for another Mother's Meet Up! You are not alone! Please pass the meeting information along to anyone else who may benefit from joining us. Register here More from Mothers Against Lyme here [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...