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Turn the Corner Foundation Rings in Lyme Disease Awareness Month Early at NYSE on April 23, 2009
Date:4/22/2009

Early Detection and Treatment of Lyme is Imperative

NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Turn the Corner Foundation (TTC), a leading national charity dedicated to Lyme disease research and healthcare provider education, will ring in Lyme Disease Awareness Month (LDAM) at the New York Stock Exchange closing bell on April 23, 2009. The Foundation is ringing the bell a week prior to the start of LDAM to reinforce the importance of early detection of Lyme disease, carried by pinhead-sized ticks that become active in the early spring.

Watch live and archived video streaming of TTC's ringing of the April 23, 2009 Closing Bell: www.turnthecorner.org

This 21st century epidemic presents an often-confusing array of physical, neurological and/or cognitive symptoms. Lyme disease is a multi-system disease that mirrors numerous conditions and illnesses. As a result, the disease is often misdiagnosed and treated by a wide range of medical specialists, with diverging views and knowledge on the spectrum of Lyme and its treatment.

"With more than an estimated 200,000 cases annually, Lyme disease has become the leading epidemic of our time," said Dr. Daniel Cameron, President of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) and TTC Medical Advisory Board Member. "We need more physician-scientists who will be the future leaders in the treatment of Lyme and associated diseases."

The incidence of Lyme disease has grown exponentially in the last decade and has spread from the Northeast to every state in the U.S. and throughout the world. However, a reliable diagnostic test for Lyme remains elusive. The Western Blot and ELISA are not always completely sensitive to detect Lyme and other tick borne illnesses. As a result, diagnosis is often based on clinical observation, including a patient's symptoms, heal
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