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Welcome to Lyme Connection

Lyme Connection represents patients, family members, practitioners, researchers and community members committed to ending the suffering caused by tick-borne diseases. We educate the community about prevention and early diagnosis and support patients.

Our goal is to connect patients with compassionate care, helpful services and fellow patients. We offer the encouragement and validation needed to make it through what is often a daunting challenge.

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Financial Assistance Available for Patients

Lyme Connection received a $25,500 three-year grant grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven to support patients with medical expenses. These funds will be used to assist Connecticut residents in need of financial assistance in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases from doctors following the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) guidelines. Connecticut residents, who fall at or below 85% of the State Median Income Level, receive state or federal assistance are encouraged to apply.

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is a philanthropic institution that was established in 1928 as the community’s permanent charitable endowment. Nurse practitioner Elizabeth (Betsey) White was loved throughout the Lyme community for her intelligence, kindness and commitment to supporting the needs of her fellow patients. Applicants must complete the application and submit with supportive documents. Families who are at or below 85% of the State Median Income or participate in state or federal assistance programs should consider applying.

Dr. Shawn Carney, ND to Speak at November 8 Support Group

Naturopathic physician Dr. Shawn Carney will be the guest speaker at Lyme Connection's November 8 support group. Dr. Carney's practice relies on using the constituents of the body, such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and neurotransmitters, as well as addressing physical and energetic mis-alignments. Naturopathic medicine addresses root cause of illness. Dr. Carney has been treating patients with tick borne disease for over a decade.For more information,

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COMING EVENTS ...

Professionals Gather at Leir Retreat Center for Lyme Connection Conference

Lyme Connection held its 10th annual  conference for health care professionals on October 12. This year's event, held at the Leir Retreat House, focused on integrative medicine. Speakers included (l. to r.) Dr. Adam Breiner, ND; Dr. Joytsna Shah, PhD ; Dr. Thomas Moorcroft. DO; Dr. Kenneth Liegner, MD; Karen Gaudian, Lyme Connection, Dr. Roseann Capanna Hodge, LLC; Vicki Kobliner, MS, RDN; and John D'Angelo, MS, RPT.
 

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