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

28. Dr. Ginger Savely on the role of nurses in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Lyme disease

28. Dr. Ginger Savely on the role of nurses in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Lyme disease

In today’s podcast, Sarah explores Lyme disease from a nursing perspective with Nurse Practitioner Dr. Ginger Savely. Dr. Savely has specialized in the treatment of patients with tick-borne illnesses for…

27. Outdoor education, checklists, and staying safe in the outdoors, with Mike Horembala

27. Outdoor education, checklists, and staying safe in the outdoors, with Mike Horembala

Today we explore one of the many ways the CanLyme Educators’ Resource can be put into action. In this podcast, Sarah reaches Mike Horembala in the Foothills of Alberta. Mike,…

26. Climate change, migratory birds, and four season tick awareness

26. Climate change, migratory birds, and four season tick awareness

We turn our gaze northward to Thunder Bay, Ontario to chat with entomologist Dr. Ken Deacon. While working on a contract with the Thunder Bay District Health Unit, he saw…

25. Optometry, eye-brain connections and Lyme disease

25. Optometry, eye-brain connections and Lyme disease

In the words of Optometrist Dr. Cameron McCrodan, “you don’t see with your eyes, you see with your brain.” What is the relationship between the eyes, the brain and some…

24. Let’s talk astrocytes, gut bacteria and neuroinflammation with Dr. Francisco Quintana

24. Let’s talk astrocytes, gut bacteria and neuroinflammation with Dr. Francisco Quintana

Sarah explores the latest research on astrocytes, gut bacteria and neuroinflammation with scientist and medical researcher Dr. Francisco Quintana.  Dr. Quintana is a Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School…

23. Angela Naeth tells us about life as a triathlete with Lyme disease

23. Angela Naeth tells us about life as a triathlete with Lyme disease

Join us for a candid conversation with Ironman athlete, Angela Naeth. Angela contracted Lyme disease in 2018, the same year she completed the Ironman race in Kona, Hawaii. Born in…

22. Lyme and outdoor safety for teaching children

22. Lyme and outdoor safety for teaching children

Sarah is excited to announce a new Educator Resource for Lyme disease, and speak with the lead resource developer, Lauren Hudson. Lauren is an educator and parent with a passion…

21. Sarah and Tim Tchida talk tick safety in treeplanting

21. Sarah and Tim Tchida talk tick safety in treeplanting

What can employers do to protect staff who work in the outdoors? In today’s podcast, Sarah explores some answers to that question with Tim Tchida, Owner and CEO of Summit…

20. Tick testing, active surveillance, and participatory science, with Dr. Vett Lloyd from Mount Allison University

20. Tick testing, active surveillance, and participatory science, with Dr. Vett Lloyd from Mount Allison University

This week, we are very excited to speak with one of Canada’s foremost tick and Lyme disease researchers, Dr. Vett Lloyd, who heads up a dynamic research team at Mount…