The Lyme Disease Awareness
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CT Lyme Riders,
Inc. came about to raise awareness of Lyme disease. Connecticut has one
of the highest number of reported cases in Lyme disease and it is an endemic
in our state. After seeing first
hand how debilitating
Lyme disease can be and how many people are affected, we had to do something.
Founded in 2007 by Sandy Brule and Tony Gargano, CT Lyme Riders, Inc. is
a 501(c)(3) non profit public charity, recognized by the IRS under tax
ID number 26-0428481.
been sick for several years and hearing the doctors say everything from
there is nothing wrong, to it's all in your head, maybe you have Multiple
Sclerosis, and many other mis-diagnosis, it was finally found to be Lyme
disease. Once we realized what it was, we started doing research on this
horrible disease and realized that we are not alone. The tests used for
the Lyme are only about 60% accurate, so Lyme disease becomes a clinical
diagnosis. We have run into many people who have the disease and they went
through many years of the same tests, wrong diagnosis, and suffering that
we have been through. We realized that more awareness and education was
needed about this disease, and came up with the idea of a motorcycle poker
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time and look around the site. The links page has many
sites you can visit, to learn even more about Lyme disease.
In memory of Dr. Gerald B. Weiss
The Lyme community lost a great doctor
on June 2, 2012 to a tragic accident.
Click on the memory candle above
for the obituary and article.
R.I.P. Dr. Weiss
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told that nymphal ticks are the size of a poppy seed.
Can you find
the tick among the seeds on this bagel?