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EPILEPSY AWARENESS MONTH

Every disease, celebration, or movement has an awareness month and its own colored ribbon.  Purple is the color for epilepsy.  Congress declared November as National Epilepsy Awareness Month in 2003. I have had epilepsy for over twenty years…. Read More

HAPPY VETERAN’S DAY

Veteran’s Day is a holiday to say thank you to our men and women who served and are still serving in the military.  November 11 was picked to remember the end of World War I in 1926.  Other… Read More

EPILEPSY INSTITUTE YEARLY DOG SHOW

On October 8, 2016 the yearly dog show occurred during the hurricane.  The Winston-Salem Fire Department, 4 dog owners and their dogs, our support group and the office attended.  While the show was cancelled due to the weather,… Read More

SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death due To Epilepsy) AWARENESS DAY

October 23rd is Sudden Unexpected Death due to Epilepsy Awareness Day. (SUDEP) Epilepsy can be a cause of death.  SUDEP is the leading cause of death in patients with epilepsy!  More than 1 out of 1,000 people with… Read More

3D EPILEPSY MEDICINE

I was skeptical when I read that one of the epilepsy medicines I take is being made now by a 3D printer.  That’s ridiculous!  After knowing personally the difference between brand name medication and generic medication.  How can… Read More

NO GENERIC EPILEPSY MEDS FOR ME

If your doctor says brand name medication on the prescription, then why are patients made to take generic medication?  I know that generic medication is cheaper.  Drug stores want to save money so that they can make money…. Read More

PRINCESS JASMINE

A pretty name for a beautiful girl named  Jasmine.  I met her mother, Dominique, on Google+ after starting a community for EPILEPSY. After talking to Dominique online and feeling all the love a mom and the rest of… Read More

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