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Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Lyme Guidelines. These guidelines are the basis for the denial of Lyme disease diagnosis and treatment by Kaiser Permanente. A cabal of 14 authors and a somewhat larger number of cohorts with significant conflicts of interest seem to control much of the published information on Lyme disease. Unfortunately, these guidelines are blindly followed by most doctors who have little or no knowledge about Lyme disease and rely on normally sound and dependable information from the prestigious IDSA. The IDSA guidelines are also promoted by CDC Lyme scientists, many of whom have profit interests in Lyme disease.
Quackwatch’s Lyme disease information was prepared by Dr. Edward McSweegan, formerly the Lyme disease program manager for the National Institutes of Health. For various reasons, Dr. McSweegan was removed as the NIH Lyme disease program manager. One of the more bizarre series of incidents was stalking and harassing a founder of the Lyme Disease Foundation; Karen Vanderhoof-Forschner. Quackwatch has been successfully sued by patient advocates. They appear to be sponsored by HMO’s and Big Pharma.http://www.quackwatch.com/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/lyme.html
American College of Physicians. The ACP is another tool used by IDSA to propagate their views on Lyme disease. The same applies to Lyme disease information issued by the American Academy of
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