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Chris Meloni Targets Lyme Disease This Giving Tuesday for Global Lyme Alliance
November 29, 2022
The Law & Order TV star partners with Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) to fundraise for the leading Lyme disease research nonprofit Chris Meloni is lending his support to this year's Giving Tuesday, the...
A Fourteen-Year-Old Boy Wrote A Poem About His Mother's Lyme Disease
November 23, 2022
Read a special poem written by the child of a Lyme warrior.  Jessica Devine is a Lyme disease patient advocate, who runs the RISE ABOVE LYME support group on Facebook. She was bitten by a tick over te...
Broadway Star Ashley Loren Secretly Battled Neurologic Lyme Disease Since Childhood — Now, She's Opening Up
November 22, 2022
Ashley Loren is the star of Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! The Musical and recently gave a speech at the 2022 GLA Global Gala. PEOPLE interviewed her about "the lifelong condition that left her playing 'pre...
Clinician Barriers to Providing Care: Why Patients Can't Get the Care They Need
October 31, 2022
Why is it so difficult for Lyme patients to receive proper care at an affordable cost? Lymedisease.org set out to find the answers using their MyLymeData. By Lorraine Johnson, JD, MBA for LymeDisease....
Watch the Speeches from the GLA Global Gala 22
October 28, 2022
Watch and listen to some of the heartfelt, inspiring, and educational speeches from the GLA Global Gala 2022 Chris Meloni, Nicole Miller, Kelley Flanagan, and Peter Weber were among guests in attendan...
New Podcast: The Guardian’s Science Weekly Discusses Potential New Lyme Vaccine
October 4, 2022
In recent weeks the Lyme world has been abuzz with news of a potential new Lyme disease vaccine, created and soon to be tested on humans by pharmaceutical company Pfizer and biotech company Valneva. T...
It's Almost Time for The GLA Global Gala 2022!
September 28, 2022
GLA is hosting its annual gala on October 13th, 2022 at Cipriani 42nd Street. We look forward to seeing you there! Join Global Lyme Alliance for the premier annual fundraising event dedicated to Lyme ...
Shania Twain is Opening Up About Her Battle with Lyme Disease in Her New Netflix Documentary
September 1, 2022
Legendary country singer, Shania Twain, released a Netflix documentary this year that discusses her battle with Lyme disease and how it almost ended her career.  “I believe every creator of their own ...
Medical Gaslighting and Lyme Disease
August 31, 2022
Medical gaslighting is a serious issue that patients should be aware of in order to properly advocate for themselves.  To gaslight someone is to manipulate them into questioning their own reality—esse...
Diagnosing Lyme Disease: The Future of Lyme Lab Tests
July 28, 2022
GLA is leading the charge towards a more accurate and readily available Lyme disease lab test because, early diagnosis = early treatment = better outcomes! Read below to learn about a new Lyme disease...
Golf Fundraiser Raises Over $200K for Global Lyme Alliance
June 30, 2022
1st Annual Charity Golf Outing Benefitting Global Lyme Alliance a Major Success Charles Balducci, Vice Chair of Global Lyme Alliance and Managing Director/Wealth Advisor at Merrill Lynch, almost died ...
GLA Sponsors Virtual Reality Exhibit for the film, “Please, Believe Me,” an Official Selection at Tribeca Festival
June 22, 2022
Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) was a proud sponsor of the Virtual Reality Exhibit for the film “Please, Believe Me,” an Official Selection of the 2022 Tribeca Festival that was held from June 8-19th. Usin...
Quidel Corporation and GLA partner to Spread Lyme Disease Awareness
May 24, 2022
Global Lyme Alliance is joining forces with Quidel Corporation heighten public awareness around Lyme disease Lyme disease is a growing epidemic, with more than 476,000 reported new cases each year in ...
American Society for Microbiology Publishes Minireview, Research Funded by GLA
May 14, 2022
American Society for Microbiology (ASM) has over 30,000 members, including researchers, educators, and health professionals. ASM is one of the largest life science societies in the world. The minirevi...
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month: Here Are Ways to Get Involved
May 1, 2022
Are you a GLA supporter who wants to help spread awareness during Lyme Disease Awareness Month? Read below! What is Lyme disease? Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by the bite of a bla...
Lyme Disease in Dogs
April 27, 2022
Tick season is upon us, and that means both you and your pets are at risk for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Dogs are particularly prone to tick bites, because they love to play in places where t...
The True Cost of Lyme Treatment
March 9, 2022
Patients with Lyme disease not only suffer from debilitating symptoms, but also have to pay enormous amounts in medical bills. This blog discusses the financial impact of having Lyme on individuals an...
Exclusive Interview: Ricky Wysocki, 2x Disc Golf World Champion and Lyme Warrior
February 11, 2022
Ricky Wysocki went from being a top-level pro athlete in his sport to getting Lyme disease to barely being able to walk. The 2x World Champion contracted Lyme disease in 2019 and is currently in remis...
Top Blogs of 2021
January 3, 2022
 
GLA Milestones 2021: Giving Means Progress
December 20, 2021
Though 2021 has been difficult in other arenas, it’s brought great strides in the Lyme world. Thanks to generous support from donors, GLA has awarded over $13 million for Lyme and tick-borne disease r...
Hygromycin A—What’s Next?
November 24, 2021
An exciting new finding for a potential treatment gives hope to Lyme disease patients, as it may prevent cases of post-treatment and chronic Lyme disease. So, when can patients actually use it? Hope r...
Tess Williams Runs the TCS NYC Marathon for GLA
November 23, 2021
One week ago, I completed the NYC Marathon on behalf of the Global Lyme Alliance! I am honored and humbled to be able to represent this amazing organization in such a personally meaningful way.
Why Isn’t My Lyme Disease Treatment Covered by Insurance?
November 2, 2021
You’re sick. You’re tired. Your body aches. You’ve spent months or years going from doctor to doctor, many of whom insist your symptoms are psychosomatic, or minimize them by calling it stress. Perhap...
Meet Our Lyme Education Ambassador: Dominic S.
September 28, 2021
Name:  Dominic S.
Ozone Therapy for Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Illness
September 24, 2021
GLA's Chairman, Paul Ross interviews ozone therapy specialist Dr. Robbins, along with a Lyme patient, Charles Toepher who has experience with the treatment Watch the interview:
Global Lyme Alliance Sets the Groundwork for More Lyme Disease Funding
September 3, 2021
GLA is proud to highlight the recent success of Dr. Nicole Baumgarth of UC-Davis. Together with our supporters, GLA will accelerate Lyme knowledge by funding great evidence-based projects, innovative ...
Meet Our Ambassador: Teja K.
August 26, 2021
 
Meet Our Ambassador From Mexico: Daniela Acosta
July 23, 2021
Daniela Acosta is a student, GLA Lyme Education Ambassador, and Peer Mentor from Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico.  In 2019, I was diagnosed with Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. I wanted to...
Fundraising During a Pandemic: A Recap of Lyme Warriors Live
December 19, 2020
by Ali Moresco,
Victoria's Story
November 30, 2020
This blog post is part of our People to Highlight Series during our 2020 Year-End Appeal. Each week we’ll be spotlighting a GLA community member who has helped to advance our mission. To support GLA d...
I Found a Tick on Me, Now What?
August 10, 2020
It’s important to follow these simple tips when you find a tick on you, whether it’s attached or unattached