A podcast by the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation

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

Podcast episodes

Victoria Sanderson stands strong in a campus lab setting.

43. The quest for better tests

In today’s podcast, Sarah speaks with Victoria Sanderson about her exciting new research into Lyme disease testing at the University of Guelph. Sanderson is a current medical student and previously…

Maddie Gravelle recently graduated from Queen’s University with her BScH in Psychology and Biology, Maddie is excited to be returning to Queen’s as a Masters student in the Clinical Psychology program in the fall.

42. Illness uncertainty in chronic Lyme disease with Maddie Gravelle

In today’s podcast, Sarah speaks with Maddie Gravelle about her research into the consequences of illness uncertainty for Lyme disease patients. Gravelle is a student and researcher at Queen’s University…

Episode 41 with Dr. Adrian Baranchuk.

41. Looking at Lyme carditis with Dr. Adrian Baranchuk

In today’s podcast Sarah explores Lyme carditis with Dr. Adrian Baranchuk, a cardiologist from Kingston, Ontario. Lyme carditis is inflammation of the heart and can cause lightheadedness, palpitations, fainting, chest…

Episode 40 with Dr. Armin Scharwzbach from Armin Labs in Augsburg Germany.

40. Better diagnostic testing: antibodies and beyond with Dr. Armin Schwarzbach

In this episode of Looking at Lyme, we go to Augsburg, Germany to learn about diagnostic testing with Dr. Armin Schwarzbach, MD, PhD.  Dr. Schwarzbach is a specialist in laboratory…

Episode 39 with Dr. Amy Offutt from ILADS.

39. Exploring ILADS with Dr. Amy Offutt

Join Sarah in today’s podcast as she explores everything ILADS (International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society) with Dr. Amy Offutt. Dr. Offutt is the medical director and co-owner of Heart…

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor and her book, Whole Brain Living: The Anatomy of Choice and the Four Characters That Drive Our Life.

38. Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor on the beauty and resilience of the brain

Welcome back to the Looking at Lyme Podcast… here we are in Season 3! In this episode, Sarah explores how the brain functions with Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor. Dr. Jill…

Episode 37 cover image: a house on a rocky shore in Antarctica, with a snowy mountain in the background.

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…

Episode 36 cover image: a person ties their running shoes on a trail, headshots of Sarah Cormode and 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…

Episode 35 cover image: reeds in front of a lake at sunset.

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…

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