As the Tick Borne Disease Associations Mission Statement states: "Dynamic, inclusive and passionate, the Tick-Borne Disease Alliance (TBDA) is dedicated to raising awareness, supporting initiatives and promoting advocacy to find a cure for tick-borne diseases, including Lyme."
"Mindful of the urgency of this escalating public health crisis, Turn the Corner Foundation, co-founded by Staci Grodin, and the Tick-Borne Disease Initiative, founded by David Roth, decided to consolidate their efforts in the fight for a cure. In early 2012, they joined forces to form a new, national organization:
In addition to penning an award winning book about Lyme Disease, Katina Makris also hosts the first radio show of it's kind, ‘Lyme Light Radio with Katina'. The show promotes dialogue among Lyme disease researchers, doctor, patients, authors, caretakers and any other person associated with or suffering from lyme disease A segment of the Transformation Talk Radio network, and in partnership with the very popular 'Dr. Pat Show', ' Lyme Light Radio With Katina' is a place for Lyme disease and associated conditions to be discussed in a host/guest/call-
Lyme Light Radio and Transformation Talk Radio’s mission is to broadcast a distinctive blend of live talk radio interviews with a mix of uplifting and intelligent news, education and practical information. Topics range from personal development to critical issues relevant to a rapidly changing world.
Past guests include notable names such as Dr. Richard Horowitz, Dr. Alan MacDonald, Dr. Kenneth Liegner, Researcher Dr. Kerry Clark, ILADS President Dr. Daniel Cameron, TBDA Foundation Co-Chairman David Roth, and many more notable Lyme disease advocates, lawyers and doctors.
A masquerade ball will be held on the evening of the event. A silent auction begins at 6pm, the dinner and awards presentation starts at 7:30 pm. Dress is festival cocktail or business attire. More information including ticket information is available at the groups website at http://www.tbdalliance.org.
About Katina Makris:
Katina Makris, has worked in natural health care for 30 years, as a Classical Homeopath and Certified Intuitive Healer. She is a former popular newspaper health columnist or 10 years and a board member of The Council for Homeopathic Certification. She currently is a board member of Be Tick Ready, a Lyme education group. Katina is a graduate of Duke University and The Stillpoint School of Integrative Life Healing. After 5 years of misdiagnosis and 5 more years of treatments, Katina has triumphantly overcome advanced chronic Lyme disease. Her story is filled with inspiration for all the many who suffer with this misunderstood, misdiagnosed illness. Having lost her career, savings, home, health and marriage to Lyme, Katina bears a sense of what deep loss and true healing really involves.
Katina is on a nationwide Lyme awareness campaign with her recovery memoir and guide, “Out of the Woods; Healing Lyme Disease – Body, Mind & Spirit,” an award finalist for 2011 Best Book in Health with USA Book News and winner of “50 Authors You Should be Reading” by the Authors Show. She speaks extensively to groups of all size. Katina is honored to be hosting ‘Lyme Light Radio with Katina’ and sees this show as a promising step forward for Lyme disease.
'Lyme Light Radio with Katina' is broadcast live on WBLQ 1230 AM on Wednesdays at 4 PM EST and covers all of Southern New England, including Long Island, Cape Cod and Islands. The show is streamed live on www.transformationtalkradio.com, www.thedrpatshow.com and is part of a 300 cable radio syndicate reaching multi-million listeners worldwide. Those who wish to call in may do so on the call in line at 800-930-2819.