An EM rash may appear in some cases

Lyme disease and the EM rash

An erythema migrans otherwise known as an EM, is the rash associated with Lyme disease. The rash does not occur in every case of Lyme disease but if a patient does present with an EM rash then no blood test is required and treatment should be prescribed immediately as per […]

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QM Sapphires Cheerleading Team Support LDUK!

Lyme Disease UK received a donation this month from the QM Sapphires cheerleading team of Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. LDUK community member, Janey Cringean, went along to a special event to accept the donation on our behalf. She told us, “The event was an inter-university cheerleading competition involving different universities […]

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Sophie Ward

What Does LDUK Mean To Me?

As part of LDUK’s birthday celebrations, I wanted to share what the community means to me, and how it’s helped shaped my life. LDUK means the world to me. It was a place that called me family before I really understood my health or anything about Lyme disease. There were […]

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Julia in Dubai on a 'better day'

Meet The Team: Julia Knight

In 1999 I was bitten by ‘something’ while on holiday at Center Parcs near Thetford, Norfolk. Despite being a senior paediatric nurse I had no knowledge of Lyme disease. Over the next few months I became progressively unwell resulting in me being unable to get out of bed, sleep, swallow […]

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5 Years of Patient Support – the LDUK Online Community

Over the past 5 years, the Lyme Disease UK’s Online Community has grown from two founding patients, Natasha Metcalf and Louise Dean, to a community of over 9,500 members from across the UK and further abroad. Whilst it is wonderful that so many patients and their loved ones who are […]

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Activity Pack for Children

If you’re looking for something to entertain and educate children please download our free printable Lyme Disease UK Activity Pack here. There is more information about keeping children safe including a full school pack here. Do share their finished colouring on social media and tag Lyme Disease UK in your posts.

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Group Projects 2018

2018 has been an incredible year for LDUK. Our community has grown bigger by the day and we continue to be inspired by all the hard work and determination we see. So much has been going on, from new local support groups popping up to the fantastic efforts lobbying support […]

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Enjoythecountryside.com

Enjoythecountryside.com is a collaboration between Caudwell LymeCo charity and Lyme Disease UK. Our aim is to raise awareness of the dangers in the British countryside so that everyone can enjoy it to the maximum, whilst staying safe. Caudwell LymeCo charity Caudwell LymeCo is a registered charity whose aim is to […]

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