Are Canadian doctors “afraid” to treat people for Lyme disease?
Toronto Star, December 14, 2018:
Everything about Lyme disease is steeped in controversy. Now some doctors are too afraid to treat patients
by Isabel Teotonio
Bruce Shilton’s crippling fatigue left him bedridden for six months. Sue Faber was so forgetful, she couldn’t remember her daughters’ birth dates. And Andrea Smith’s relentless aches sent her into a deep depression.
All three Canadians say they are struggling with a chronic form of Lyme disease and feel abandoned by Canada’s health-care system.
The challenge for them, and other patients with Lyme, is that the medical community is divided on how best to diagnose and treat this controversial disease. READ MORE.