One Family, Two Different Epilepsy Diagnoses

The numerous types of seizures and the widely varying impacts of epilepsy are two key factors contributing to the public’s misunderstanding of the condition. This week on Seizing Life® we speak with parents who have two children with epilepsy that manifests very differently, and discuss the implications this has had for their family.

Epilepsy… It’s Complicated (rebroadcast)

In a rebroadcast of an episode from June 2019, Dr. Charles Marcuccilli, Director of Pediatric Epilepsy at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, explains why epilepsy is so misunderstood, discusses the stigma around it, and suggests what patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals can do to increase awareness and education around epilepsy.

From Epilepsy Researcher to Epilepsy Patient: A New Perspective

Today on Seizing Life, we speak with epilepsy researcher, educator, and patient Dr. Steve White.  Dr. White has been involved in the field of epilepsy research for over 40 years, is a former CURE Epilepsy grant-recipient and a current member of the organization’s Scientific Advisory Board. He is also an epilepsy patient, having experienced his first seizure in 2010.

Living and Thriving with Epilepsy

Epilepsy patient, counselor, and author Jon Sadler discusses living with epilepsy for more than 50 years and how his experiences have shaped his perspective on epilepsy and informed his efforts to become a counselor and help fellow patients and caregivers.