These are trying times. Aside from disparities in social acceptance and criminal justice for people of color, there are differences in healthcare. TBC United is committed to eliminating the disparities in tick-borne conditions research, education, diagnosis, treatment, and advocacy for people of color. We need your help to improve our research.
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TBC United has created this valuable resource to help you, and your medical providers, to get expert-led guidance regarding Alpha-gal Syndrome and COVID-19. In particular, the brochure covers 7 medications in testing or approved for use that may have implications for Alpha-gal patients. You can download this two-page brochure here.
In this second important live webcast, TBC United Cofounders Dr. Jennifer Platt and Beth Carrison, INHC, are joined by Dr. Tina Merritt to discuss important precautions for Alpha-gal Syndrome patients regarding Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Included is a detailed discussion around medications and how to communicate with healthcare professionals about your conditions. This audio recording was from an April 5, 2020 webcast.
TBC United Cofounders Dr. Jennifer Platt and Beth Carrison, INHC, are joined by Dr. Tina Merritt to discuss important precautions for Alpha-gal Syndrome patients regarding Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Included is a discussion around medications, how to communicate with healthcare professionals during the pandemic, and where to find additional resources. This audio recording was from a March 29, 2020 webcast.
TBC United Cofounder Dr. Jennifer Platt discusses the challenges of daily life for a person with a tick-borne illness, including the fear that a hotel or hospital cafeteria will include hidden meat products.
TBC United cofounder Dr. Jennifer Platt advocates for patients before the 2020 Federal Tick-borne Conditions Working Group in Washington, DC. View the 2-minute video excerpt here.
Teen advocate Grant Roseman shares his experience of having Alpha-gal Syndrome for 8 years during the 2020 Tick-borne Disease Working Group meeting. Grant Roseman is a Missouri Science Fair award winner.
Tick-Borne Conditions United Cofounders Dr. Jennifer Platt and Beth Carrison team with TBCU Board Member Dr. Tina Merritt to provide guidance to those with Alpha-gal Syndrome on what ingredients to avoid in food, medicines, and other personal care products. Diagnosis is also covered and the key areas of support required for AGS patients of all ages. Additional focus is on dietary needs, how to be an ingredient detective, pharmaceutical considerations, and social challenges.
TBC United provides the latest education about tick-borne conditions to healthcare professionals, organizations, and the general public through online resources, webcasts, white papers, and in-person educational programs. Download this free brochure which offers an overview of TBC United services and contact information.
TBC United Cofounders Dr. Jennifer Platt and Beth Carrison, INHC, lead the second annual international discussion on Alpha-gal Syndrome and other tick-borne conditions including Lyme Disease, STARI, and more. This 90-minute webcast includes updates from medical experts including Dr. Tina Merritt and Dr. Heather Szerlong, as well as TBC United cofounders. The second International Alpha-gal Symposium was held in May 2019.