Looking at Lyme is an educational podcast created by the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation, designed to increase awareness and empower listeners with expert knowledge. 

Join host Sarah Cormode as she explores various perspectives about Lyme disease and its impact on human health. Throughout the series, we will learn alongside doctors, entomologists, geneticists, community leaders and other experts.

Podcast Episodes

37. Navigating Lyme disease with scientist and author Dr. Shelley Ball

37. Navigating Lyme disease with scientist and author Dr. Shelley Ball

This week Sarah is joined by Dr. Shelley Ball, an evolutionary ecologist, fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and Founder and President of Biosphere Environmental Education, a social enterprise…

36. Turning pain into strength with Lyme warrior Gina Valles

36. Turning pain into strength with Lyme warrior Gina Valles

This week Sarah is joined by Gina Valles, a fitness coach with a degree in exercise science who founded Gina’s Total Fitness in Connecticut. In 2018, Gina was diagnosed with…

35. Innovation in Lyme disease research and treatment with Rossana Magnotta

35. Innovation in Lyme disease research and treatment with Rossana Magnotta

In this episode, Sarah speaks with Rossana Magnotta, who established the G. Magnotta Foundation in honour of her late husband, Gabe, who passed away after a courageous battle with Lyme…

34. Mapping ticks in Canada with Justin Wood

34. Mapping ticks in Canada with Justin Wood

CanLyme is excited to kick off May which is Lyme Awareness Month! In this episode, we introduce a Canadian tick map designed by Justin Wood. Justin is the CEO and…

33. Diagnosing and treating Lyme disease, with Dr. Joseph Jemsek

33. Diagnosing and treating Lyme disease, with Dr. Joseph Jemsek

In this episode, Sarah is joined by Dr. Joseph Jemsek, an infectious disease physician who runs the Jemsek Specialty Clinic in Washington, DC. Dr. Jemsek has been on the leading…

32. Past, present and future of Lyme disease in Canada with Jim Wilson of CanLyme

32. Past, present and future of Lyme disease in Canada with Jim Wilson of CanLyme

In today’s podcast, Sarah is joined by Jim Wilson, founder and President of CanLyme — the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation. After contracting Lyme disease 30 years ago in Nova Scotia,…

31. A whole body approach to Lyme, with medical detective Dr. Kenneth Bock

31. A whole body approach to Lyme, with medical detective Dr. Kenneth Bock

Sarah explores an integrative approach to medicine with Dr. Kenneth Bock from the Hudson Valley, in New York. Dr. Bock’s natural curiosity, investigative approach, along with his appreciation for complex…

30. Understanding posttraumatic growth, with Dr. Richard Tedeschi

30. Understanding posttraumatic growth, with Dr. Richard Tedeschi

Posttraumatic growth is not only the topic of today’s podcast, it is also the process that birthed the Looking at Lyme podcast. Sarah explores posttraumatic growth with Dr. Richard Tedeschi,…

29. Pain management with neural therapy

29. Pain management with neural therapy

Sarah discusses the use of neural therapy for pain management with Dr. Kumar Biswas, a Canadian naturopathic doctor on Vancouver Island. Developed in the early 1900’s in Germany, neural therapy…