Support LDUK on Giving Tuesday

  Giving Tuesday falls on Tuesday 28th November this year.  It was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the last decade, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. […]

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CDC Acknowledges Lyme Disease Can Cause Lingering Symptoms

Some potentially hopeful news emerged this week in the Lyme disease community as  the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) website has included Lyme disease in a list of diseases that can lead to lingering, chronic symptoms. Although there is still a long way to go, hopefully this is […]

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Lyme Disease Awareness in Sunny Scotland!

Morven-May MacCallum is an author and active patient advocate for Lyme disease and well-loved member of the Lyme disease patient community. Morven-May has spent this summer touring events in Scotland, raising awareness of Lyme disease whereever she goes! We caught up with Morven-May to find out what she has been […]

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Pendle Young Farmers Club – Charity Speed Shear 2023

They’ve only gone and done it again!  We were blown away by the generous donation from Pendle Young Farmers Club Charity Speed Shear last year. They have chosen to support LDUK yet again for their 2023 event and we are over the moon to have their continued support. Hundreds of […]

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LDUK Great North Run Team Complete the Course!

We would like to say a massive thank you to the LDUK team, Alex, Claire, Gareth, Ben, Laura and Will who completed the Great North Run on 10th September. After the hottest Great North Run on record, there was a storm and flashflooding after the race which caused lot of […]

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Scottish Woodlands SW Challenge medal winners

Scottish Woodlands ‘Run Forester Run’ Challenge

Scottish Woodlands took inspiration from an Oscar-winning film for their latest charity challenge to raise funds for Lyme Disease UK.  Run Forester Run…or walk or cycle, or swim or paddle, was the title of the challenge, inspired by the ‘Run Forrest Run’ section of Forrest Gump, starring Tom Hanks. On […]

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Bella Hadid Vogue Article

Bella Hadid Sparks Media Interest in Lyme Disease

Supermodel Bella Hadid’s recent Instagram post about her recovery from Lyme disease has resulted in a busy few weeks of media interest. We are so grateful to members of the patient community for coming forward in response to journalists wanting to feature patient stories. Often we have less than 24 […]

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Community Pharmacy article

Support for Acute Cases of Lyme Disease this Summer

“It’s been so bad for ticks this year”, “I’ve just pulled another one off the dog”. So often we hear these anecdotes in our Online Community group and in conversation with friends and neighbours. Are ticks more prevalent this year? We can’t be sure, but we have noticed a constant […]

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