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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...
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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...
CHOC Nurses
Jun 8, 2020
The Epilepsy Foundation Orange County (EFOC) has served the nearly 40,000 people living with epilepsy and their families in the county since July 2019. EFOC is led by Executive Director Shannon Abdul-Wahab. Shannon has lived with epilepsy since...
Jackie French's photo with the world INNOVATOR
Jun 8, 2020
Dr. Jacqueline French is the chief innovation and medical officer at the Epilepsy Foundation. Probably many of you have heard on the news that there are a lot of clinical trials in progress to treat coronavirus and COVID-19. Most big medical...

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