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Feb 16, 2021
For this month’s KetoNews, I asked Dr. Lindsey Thompson, the ketogenic dietitian for Children’s Mercy in Kansas City to write about breastfeeding and the ketogenic diet. This question comes up quite a bit from parents, and Dr. Thompson is one of the...
Drug Alert
Feb 15, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently issued new guidance in the package insert for lamotrigine, based on experimental laboratory data, that suggests a possible issue with heart rhythms. Specifically, this new warning advises...
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Jan 19, 2021
While COVID-19 infection is affecting individuals worldwide, it is important to remember that there is no clinical evidence that COVID-19 infection worsens seizures in people with epilepsy.1 However, there is value in understanding the impact of...
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Jan 18, 2021
The Epilepsy Foundation launched this month the Epilepsy Learning Portal. The Epilepsy Learning Portal is your one-stop shop to access the Epilepsy Foundation’s online and on-demand trainings about epilepsy and seizures. By launching this portal,...
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Jan 5, 2021
Leah Blank MD, MPH, shares what we know now about COVID-19 and epilepsy. Dr. Blank is an epileptologist (epilepsy specialist) and assistant professor of neurology and population health science and policy. Dr. Blank also received in 2020 the EF/AES...

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