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September 11, 2019

#23 Advocate Like a Champion: Spreading Epilepsy Awareness and Standing Up for Research

Guest: Andrew Sterr

Learn how this college student battles epilepsy stigma by speaking up and advocating like a champion.

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Epilepsy and Advocacy
September 11, 2019

#23 Advocate Like a Champion: Spreading Epilepsy Awareness and Standing Up for Research

Guest: Andrew Sterr

Learn how this college student battles epilepsy stigma by speaking up and advocating like a champion.

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Family
August 28, 2019

#22 Growing Pains: Living with a Sibling with Epilepsy

Guest: Marilynn Kelly Gardner and Michael Axelrod

Find out how growing up around siblings with epilepsy shapes children’s lives.

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Epilepsy and Advocacy
August 14, 2019

#21 Fight Stigma: You’re Never Too Young To Be a Hero

Guest: Henry and Nancy Iida

Henry is a teen on a mission to battle epilepsy stigma and support organizations working toward a cure.

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Healthcare
July 31, 2019

#20 What to Expect When You’re Expecting…as a Woman with Epilepsy

Guest: Caroline McAteer

In this episode, learn about the family planning steps one mom took to safely manage her epilepsy while pregnant.

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Types of Epilepsy
July 17, 2019

#19 Infantile Spasms: Know the Signs and Take Action

Guest: Amy Miller

Learn about infantile spasms, a severe form of epilepsy, and what steps to take if you think your baby is having seizures.

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Healthcare
July 3, 2019

#18 VNS: A Small Device Making a Big Difference

Guest: Dr. Takijah Heard

Discover how a small device which acts like a pacemaker for the brain can reduce, lessen the intensity, or eliminate seizures for some individuals with epilepsy.

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Epilepsy and Advocacy
June 19, 2019

#17 My Condition Isn’t Generic: Why Changes to Insurance Coverage Matter

Guest: Joanne Guthrie-Gard

What do you do if an insurance company decides to switch your seizure medication? Find out in this week's episode.

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Diet
June 6, 2019

#16 Food for Thought: The Keto Diet and Epilepsy

Guest: Robyn Blackford and Breanne Fisher

Explore how the ketogenic diet can be used to control seizures in some individuals with epilepsy.

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Epilepsy Research
May 29, 2019

#15 Post-Traumatic Epilepsy: A Lasting Impact on our Veterans

Guest: Dr. Jordan Grafman

Seizures resulting from traumatic brain injuries continue to impact American veterans with epilepsy long after other combat wounds have healed.

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