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2020 Year in Review

And that's a wrap! Despite all the challenges of 2020, we accomplished some major milestones here at Tick-borne Conditions United. Watch our 2020 Year in Review video above. In 2020 we: Coordinated multiple public input presentations to the Tick-borne Disease…

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A Message from the Cofounders

Dear Friends of Tick-borne Conditions United: So much has happened over the past few weeks in our world. The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified minority health disparities, while incidents of police misconduct and brutality have provided the catalyst for much needed…

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Alpha-gal Patient Perspectives

David (Patient) Meets Goliath (Health Provider) To gain a rapid assessment of the top concerns of patients with Alpha-gal Syndrome (AGS), Tick-borne Conditions United (TBCU) conducted a survey in early August 2019. This survey was sent via e-mail to newsletter…

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Is Alpha-gal Syndrome Lyme 2.0?

Challenges for Alpha-gal Patients Lowell Sun Interview with TBC United Cofounder Beth Carrison The Lowell Sun interviews TBC United Cofounder Beth Carrison about her challenging journey to discovery that she had the Alpha-gal meat allergy. Too little is known about…

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Alpha-gal in Black-Legged Tick Saliva

Alpha-Gal In Black-Legged Tick Saliva: Study Reveals Potential Implications For Lyme Patients In the United States several studies associate the Lone Star tick (Amblyomma americanum) with an allergic reaction to “red” meat due to the presence of the carbohydrate galactose-α-1,…

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