My nick is Doc, and I am a retired EM engineer and a disabled fireman- EMT-paramedic. I am trying to cope with a debilitating set of circumstances brought on by a apinal cord injury caused by an auto accident and six months later a fall from a third story window.
In 1994, I was bitten by a Pennsylvania deer tick and the result was Lyme disease. It went diagnosed but not declared till 1995 at which time I went into anaphylactic shock once from the antibiotic and 30 days later by the IVP dye used during a routine urodynamic evalution of my neurogenic bladder and bowel disorder. Since then, I have been diagnosed with CHF and type II diabetes. The spinal cord Web site is how I deal with it. I have provided over six pages of links for medical professionals, fire and EMTs, veterans, medical reference libraries, and specialty clinics. Please check us out.