LDUK Attends Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Conference

Recently LDUK were invited to attend The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Central England Regional Conference at Eastwood Hall in Nottingham. Jackie Bull, who is a Regional Director at DoE, was very keen for LDUK to be present at the event. Jackie explained to us: “The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award recognises […]

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Justin Bieber Raises Awareness of Lyme Disease Struggle

Singer Justin Bieber has created a fresh wave of Lyme disease awareness this month by revealing his struggle with Lyme disease, which was mistaken for mental health problems and even drug abuse. On his social media channels, the singer said “I’ve been recently diagnosed with Lyme disease, not only that […]

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Laugh With Brittany Marie

Brittany will be holding a live laughter yoga class in LDUK’s Online Community on 22nd June at 6pm Hey there! My name is Brittany, I’m 24 years old, and I want to share my journey of recovering from Lyme disease and other chronic illnesses with the hope that it can […]

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Pfeiffer’s TEDx Talk: A scourge of ticks – armed, dangerous and global

Mary Beth Pfeiffer, author of “Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change,” is a leading investigative reporter on Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.  She has been investigating Lyme disease since 2012 and the Poughkeepsie Journal has published more than 12 installments on the subject. In her recent “TEDx Talk,” she discusses […]

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How To Raise Lyme Disease Awareness

Raising awareness is a proactive and productive dose of medicine. It can give us a real buzz, provide us with a sense of a purpose, and make a real difference at the same time. You don’t have to go to extreme lengths to raise awareness, simply sharing your story with […]

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Sunshine 4 Lyme Campaign by Kelly Williams

Hi my name is Kelly Williams and last year I started a campaign called Spreadalittlesunshine.  I wanted to raise £60,000 for someone called Sol who lives in Argentina and suffers from chronic Lyme disease. I didn’t even know Sol, she was a friend of a friend who I was supposed […]

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Wake Up to Lyme Campaign Success 2018

2018’s ‘Wake up to Lyme’ campaign has been taking the nation by storm during Lyme awareness month! Over 500 awareness packs have been distributed with orders for hundreds more flooding in. Thank you to Mosi-Guard Natural who teamed up with us to provide 500 packs and we will be using […]

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The Life of a Campaigner

LDUK admin Sophie Ward shares what she has been doing for our annual ‘Wake Up to Lyme’ campaign to inspire people to get involved in spreading the word about the dangers of ticks. I arranged a brief meeting with my local MP,  Ben Wallace, to fill him in on where […]

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‘Finding Joy’ by Morven-May MacCallum

Author Morven-May MacCallum shares her guest blog with LDUK which was first published on the Short Books and Scribes website. Morven-May has recently released ‘Finding Joy’, a novel inspired by her own experience of living with Lyme disease. “Finding Joy is compelling and beautifully written, providing a telling insight into […]

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‘Wake up To Lyme’ 2017 Campaign Wrap Up!

As Lyme Disease Awareness month draws to a close, we can reflect back on the incredible success of LDUK’s ‘Wake Up to Lyme’ campaign. Our members worked tirelessly to educate a nation and beyond! Thousands of leaflets, posters, and car stickers were sent out in our awareness packs and our […]

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