LymeDisease.org (LDo) is a small non-profit that is a leading national patient advocacy organization for people with Lyme and other tick-borne diseases and their caregivers. We are committed to shaping health policy through advocacy, legal and ethical analysis, education, physician training and medical research. Our informative journal, The Lyme Times, (TLT), published quarterly, keeps the community informed of the latest developments. Patients and their families across the nation count on our website, blogs and social media presence to stay up-to-date.Our research program funds research projects at major universities and institutions. We conduct large scale online surveys producing much needed patient-centered data, and publish our survey findings. Our research team and board members have added numerous peer-reviewed articles and studies to the literature on tick-borne infections and their effects on the lives of patients.