MyLymeData is one of the largest patient-driven registries in the nation, with nearly 12,000 patients enrolled. It was created by patients, is run by patients and will address the issues that Lyme disease patients care about. MyLymeData Viz provides the community with results from MyLymeData. If you are enrolled in MyLymeData, we thank you for providing the data that will accelerate the pace of research in Lyme disease. If you are not enrolled, please enroll today.
Earlier this year, MyLymeData kicked off an on-going gender bias study with Dr. Ray Stricker presenting on the topic. I introduced his talk, focusing on the broader issue of gender bias in research—which has become much more widely recognized generally.
LymeDisease.org was founded 30 years ago as a non-profit grassroots organization grounded in the principles of patient empowerment, participation, and self-determination. Our patient registry project, MyLymeData, is part of this grassroots effort to amplify patients’ collective voices in patient-led research. MyLymeData is patient-led research The
We are pleased to present the 2019 Chart Book for the MyLymeData patient registry. MyLymeData has enrolled over 12,000 participants and is currently among the top 5% of patient registries in the nation. The report captures information about patients with chronic Lyme disease that was
MyLymeData surveyed patients on topic of privacy – The results showed that Lyme disease patients face disrespect and discrimination both within and outside the healthcare system. They also worry that healthcare data might be used against them by employers, insurers, and other healthcare providers.
We asked participants in MyLymeData who were using natural treatments to tell us whether they were very effective, moderately effective, not effective or whether they were unsure. This interactive blog shows how many patients have tried various types of Lyme disease natural treatments and their
For every year that we do not address the problem and find a cure for those who remain ill, the number of people living with Lyme disease increases. Very little research has been conducted regarding how best to treat patients who do not respond to
In 2015, we launched MyLymeData, our patient registry and research platform. With over 12,000 patients enrolled, today, it is the largest observational study of Lyme disease ever conducted—and actually one of the largest patient driven registries in the nation—for any disease. We have patients enrolled
Misdiagnosis is unfortunately quite common in Lyme disease. Most patients with late or chronic Lyme disease were either misdiagnosed or waited years for their diagnosis—with devastating consequences. We know that early diagnosis in Lyme disease can spell the difference between patients who get well quickly