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Aug 12, 2020
Access to affordable, quality, provider-directed and person-centered health care is critical for people with the epilepsies. The Epilepsy Foundation conducted a survey of our community in October 2019 to better understand what challenges—if any—...
Post Traumatic Epilepsy and Traumatic Brain Injuries
Jul 6, 2020
About 2.87 million Americans experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year with more than 280,000 individuals hospitalized due to a TBI. A TBI is defined as a disruption in the normal function of the brain that can be caused by a bump, blow,...
Composition of Blood
Jun 22, 2020
Approximately every 3-6 months, ketogenic diet centers recommend you check labs while on ketogenic diet therapy. We do this to look for possible side effects from the diet, including high cholesterol, low bicarbonate, but also we can look at kidney...
EFLI Hosts Workshop
Jun 14, 2020
This month, we shine the spotlight on Epilepsy Foundation Long Island (EFLI). This local Foundation has served the Long Island area since 1953. There are approximately 35,000 people on Long Island living with epilepsy. EFLI reaches individuals,...
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Jun 9, 2020
The diagnosis of epilepsy carries the weight of much more beyond having seizures.  It is the fearful period between seizures, not knowing when the next one will happen.   It is the difficult conversations with peers, colleagues, new partners or...

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The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives.

 
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