49 episodes

Looking at Lyme is an educational podcast created by the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation, designed to increase awareness and empower listeners with expert knowledge. Join host Sarah Cormode as she explores various perspectives about Lyme disease and its impact on human health. Throughout the series, we will learn alongside doctors, entomologists, geneticists, community leaders and other experts. Come learn how to stay safe in the outdoors!

Looking at Lyme Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation

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    • 4.9 • 14 Ratings

Looking at Lyme is an educational podcast created by the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation, designed to increase awareness and empower listeners with expert knowledge. Join host Sarah Cormode as she explores various perspectives about Lyme disease and its impact on human health. Throughout the series, we will learn alongside doctors, entomologists, geneticists, community leaders and other experts. Come learn how to stay safe in the outdoors!

    44. Exploring Lyme antibiotics with Dr. Kim Lewis

    44. Exploring Lyme antibiotics with Dr. Kim Lewis

    Sarah explores the latest advances in Lyme disease treatment with Dr. Kim Lewis, a researcher, author, University Distinguished Professor and director of Antimicrobial Discovery Center at Northeastern University in Boston. He specializes in molecular science and is currently researching persister cells that lead to tolerance to antibiotics, uncultured bacteria of the environment and the microbiome and the search for new drugs. We’ll find out what role nature plays in all of this important work.

    • 22 min
    43. The quest for better tests

    43. The quest for better tests

    In today’s podcast, Sarah speaks with Victoria Sanderson about her exciting new research into Lyme disease testing at the University of Guelph.

    • 17 min
    42. Illness uncertainty in chronic Lyme disease with Maddie Gravelle

    42. Illness uncertainty in chronic Lyme disease with Maddie Gravelle

    In today’s podcast, Sarah speaks with Maddie Gravelle about her research into the consequences of illness uncertainty for Lyme disease patients. Maddie is a student and researcher at Queen’s University in Kingston.

    • 15 min
    41. Looking at Lyme carditis with Dr. Adrian Baranchuk

    41. Looking at Lyme carditis with Dr. Adrian Baranchuk

    In today’s podcast Sarah explores Lyme carditis with Dr. Adrian Baranchuk, a cardiologist from Kingston, Ontario. Lyme carditis is inflammation of the heart and can cause lightheadedness, palpitations, fainting, chest pain and shortness of breath. In severe cases, it can be fatal. Dr. Baranchuk tells Sarah he has now seen 16 patients with Lyme carditis.

    • 25 min
    40. Better diagnostic testing: antibodies and beyond with Dr. Armin Schwarzbach

    40. Better diagnostic testing: antibodies and beyond with Dr. Armin Schwarzbach

    In this episode of Looking at Lyme, we go to Augsburg, Germany to learn about diagnostic testing with Dr. Armin Schwarzbach, MD, PhD.

    • 20 min
    39. Exploring ILADS with Dr. Amy Offutt

    39. Exploring ILADS with Dr. Amy Offutt

    Join Sarah in today’s podcast as she explores everything ILADS (International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society) with Dr. Amy Offutt. Dr. Offutt is the medical director and co-owner of Heart & Soul Integrative Medicine in Marble Falls, Texas, and is also an ILADS board member.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

BearieG ,

Latest episode

I love this podcast!!! Everyone should listen. Although the last episode I had a problem with. The dr on the program needs to be more educated herself. She stated “if you don’t encounter a tick, you won’t get Lyme disease”. Wrong! Lyme had been found in mosquitoes, spiders, fleas, basically any biting insect. It’s been proven. You can also get it in utero, blood transfusions and it’s a possible STI. A mouse study was done and the mice passed it to each other sexually. It’s ironic shes saying drs need to be more educated when she needs to be. It would be great to get Dr.Armin on your show. That info the dr have isn’t all correct and misinformation is dangerous.

#vailfail ,

Awesome work

Great podcast , always awaiting the next episode so I can keep informed . Thanks !

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