Resolutions for a PANS/PANDAS Year

Resolutions for a PANS/PANDAS Year

Published: Jan 6, 2020   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: Blog, Featured on Homepage   |   Tags: , ,   |   No Comments

It is a New Year and a new decade. Everyone is making resolutions.  But you are still dealing with PANS/PANDAS.
So how do we make resolutions that empower us and don’t set us up to fail or forget to follow through mid-year? How do we do this when we want to pull our hair out and shout – help! I can’t handle any more! Throw me a lifeline!

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ASPIRE & Dr. Maeve O’Connor  – Prepping for Immunology Appointments

ASPIRE & Dr. Maeve O’Connor – Prepping for Immunology Appointments

Published: Oct 28, 2019   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: Blog, Families, Parents, & Caregivers   |   Tags: ,   |   No Comments

Preparing for Immunology Appointments & What Immunologists Should Know About PANS Wendy Nawara, MSW, ASPIRE Past President & Founding Board Member, interviews Maeve E. O’Connor, MD FACAAI FAAAAI FACP on the Prepping for Immunology Appointments. Full Video Below. Wendy Nawara: We are at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition. And I’m Wendy Nawara from ASPIRE, and […]

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ASPIRE & Dr. Maeve O’Connor – Changing Views on IVIG at the AAP

ASPIRE & Dr. Maeve O’Connor – Changing Views on IVIG at the AAP

Published: Oct 28, 2019   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

ASPIRE at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference Wendy Nawara, MSW, ASPIRE Past President & Founding Board Member, interviews Maeve E. O’Connor, MD FACAAI FAAAAI FACP on the Changing Views at AAP on IVIG PANS/PANDAS. Full video below. Wendy Nawara: Dr. O’Connor as you have stood at our booth and you have seen professionals […]

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Polymicrobial Nature of Tick-Borne Diseases

Polymicrobial Nature of Tick-Borne Diseases

Published: Sep 10, 2019   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: Blog, Tick-Borne Illness   |   Tags: , ,   |   No Comments

Polymicrobial nature of tick-borne diseases 430 of 678 (63%) positive for at least one human pathogen 57% Adults/27% Nymphs – Lyme 14% Adults/15% Nymphs -Babesia 14% Adults/2% Nymphs – Anaplasmosis 3% Adults – Tick-borne Relapsing Fever 2% Adults – Powassan The deer tick (Ixodes scapularis) transmits five pathogens to humans: Lyme (Borrelia burgdorferi), Babesia (Babesia […]

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