Navigating Epilepsy: The Road Ahead

Qué Necesitas saber si la Epilepsia ha Tocado tu Vida was just published in Spanish (Español) in response to the needs of the Spanish-speaking epilepsy community

Qué Necesitas saber si la Epilepsia ha Tocado tu Vida was just published in Spanish (Español) in response to the needs of the Spanish-speaking epilepsy community

Reading and understanding a book about epilepsy in English can be tough.  Imagine trying to read about epilepsy in English when you don’t really know English all that well.  Dr. Lancman, medical director of the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group and epileptologist of 20+ years) who is himself also of Hispanic heritage (Argentina) decided to tackle the project of writing Qué Necesitas saber si...

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November 2013 is epilepsy awareness month

November 2013 is epilepsy awareness month

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month in the USA.  This month provides the epilepsy community with 30 days to shine a light on epilepsy, raise awareness in the general public about epilepsy and seizures, fight stigma and ignorance, raise funds for epilepsy agencies and research, and find a cure. Did you know that eepilepsy affects about 2 million people in the United States and that...

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Navigating epilepsy in Pereira, Colombia- XVth Annual Epilepsy Conference organized by the Colombian International League Against Epilepsy

Navigating epilepsy in Pereira, Colombia- XVth Annual Epilepsy Conference organized by the Colombian International League Against Epilepsy

Last week, I had the pleasure of being invited to Colombia with two of my colleagues from the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group to the XVth Annual Epilepsy Congress.  It was a truly one of the richest experiences I have had in Navigating Epilepsy in recent years. The congress was held in the main area for coffee farming in Colombia-the land of Juan Valdez.  The congress organizers-Dr. Orlando...

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