5. How Lyme disease can impact children and family

In today’s podcast, we start to explore Lyme disease in children. Sarah welcomes her father, Dr. Ted Cormode, to the podcast. He understands Lyme disease both as a pediatrician and as a parent supporting and advocating for his child. Dr. Cormode talks about his experience as a parent when Sarah first became ill. In medical school, he did not learn about Lyme disease so he spent the next years digging deeper into medical research.

4. Understanding symptoms and treating the whole person

Sarah speaks with Dr. Bruce Hoffman about Functional Medicine and the numerous factors that influence a patient’s health. He highlights the importance of taking an in-depth patient history to understand and document symptoms.

2. Justin Wood takes us deep into the world of ticks

In this episode, Justin Wood takes us deep into the world of ticks. We will find out what makes ticks tick, including their feeding patterns and life stages. We learn about the different kinds of ticks found in Canada, as well as valuable information about how to identify ticks and know which ones can transmit pathogens to humans.

Justin Wood, founder of Geneticks

Justin Wood founded Geneticks, Canada’s first private tick testing lab, in 2018 and has an extensive background in genetics. He graduated with biology degrees from Queen’s University (B.Sc.H) and the University of Calgary (M.Sc.) with specializations in genetics and molecular biology.

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