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Lyme Disease Foundation
P.O. Box 332
Tolland, CT 06084-0332
The Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc., (LDF) is a voluntary, non-profit organization dedicated to finding the solutions to Lyme disease (LD) and other tick-borne disorders. Established in 1988, it funds research on LD, conducts international scientific conferences, and publishes a peer-reviewed scientific journal. It has successfully lobbied Congress for federal funds dedicated to Lyme disease education and research. In addition, the Lyme Disease Foundation provides appropriate referrals, promotes patient advocacy, and supports the development of educational programs for affected individuals, family members, the medical and scientific communities, and the public. The Lyme Disease Foundation's many educational and support materials include a monthly self-help newsletter and a Lyme Disease Awareness Pack. A Lyme Disease Scientific Pack includes reprints of medical articles, scientific slide show information, and guidelines for establishing and conducting a self-help group. In addition, the foundation distributes educational program materials for students, workplace and community education program materials, poster sets, brochures, and videotapes.
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