This week on Seizing Life® Advanced Practice Provider Lucretia Long shares her 30 years of experience in the epilepsy field and discusses the crucial role nurses and other non-physician providers play in epilepsy care.
Category Archives: Healthcare
Working to Overcome Disparities in Epilepsy Care in the Hispanic Community
This week we talk to Dr. Refugio Sepulveda about challenges faced by the Hispanic community in accessing quality epilepsy care and learn about a program aimed at addressing these issues.
Learning to Manage Cognitive Challenges for People with Epilepsy
Today on Seizing Life®, Dr. Elaine Kiriakopoulos explains the HOBSCOTCH program, a personalized program that helps people with epilepsy manage and improve memory and cognition to lead happier, more productive lives.
A Mother’s Determination: Advocating for Your Child’s Epilepsy Care
Elissa Moore recounts her son Cormac’s journey to a diagnosis and details the challenges they encountered in pursuit of the right treatment for his epilepsy.
Seeing the Whole Person: Disability, Race, and Healthcare
Sherri Brady tells us about the challenges of navigating the healthcare system as a black woman with a daughter who suffers from a rare neurological disorder.
What to Expect When You’re Expecting…as a Woman with Epilepsy
In this episode, learn about the family planning steps one mom took to safely manage her epilepsy while pregnant.
VNS: A Small Device Making a Big Difference
Discover how Vagus Nerve Stimulator (VNS), a small device which acts like a pacemaker for the brain can reduce, lessen the intensity, or eliminate seizures for some individuals with epilepsy.
Epilepsy… It’s Complicated
Despite 3.4 million Americans being impacted by epilepsy, the public still knows very little about this disorder. Discover the positive impact eliminating stigma can have on those with epilepsy.
Epilepsy Surgery: Is it right for you?
Brain Surgery as an epilepsy treatment? Learn about what you should consider before you decide.