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ACR on Air

Jun 4, 2024

Internationally renowned Lyme Disease clinician and researcher, Dr. Allen Steere, joins us for a discussion on Lyme Arthritis. Dr. Steere explains the history of this disease, the historical identification of the borrelia spirochete which causes it, how Lyme Arthritis manifests and presents (including why severity can be vary greatly in patients) and explore the current challenges in its diagnosis. We also cover treatment and antibiotic therapies for the disease, what post-treatment syndromes are, how to treat them and how understanding Lyme Arthritis has improved our knowledge of other diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis