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Epilepsy South Central Ontario News

Clinic to Community

July 25, 2017

The goals of the Clinic to Community program: Provide individuals and their families with information about seizures, seizure first aid and epilepsy Provide individuals and their family with a network of support services to help everyone in the family to live well with a diagnosis of epilepsy Reduce the burden of epilepsy on the family,…

Seizure help

June 19, 2017

A couple of weeks ago CHCH TV showed a good Samaritan risking his own life to dive into a moving car to help a person who was suffering a seizure. That story mentioned how this gentleman stuck his fingers in the victim’s mouth to stop him from swallowing his tongue. Not trained in first aid,…

A Perfect Day For Golf!

June 6, 2017

Matthew’s Friends Canada and Epilepsy South Central Ontario held there 1st Annual Golf Tournament fundraising event on June 3, 2017 at the Cayuga Golf Club. In partnership these organizations raise awareness of epilepsy, the impact on quality of life and treatments. Epilepsy affects 1 in 100 people worldwide. Medically supervised ketogenic diet therapy is a…

PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR RESEARCH IN EPILEPSY

June 5, 2017

School of Pharmacy University of Waterloo PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR RESEARCH IN EPILEPSY We are looking for volunteers to take part in a study of vitamin D intake in adults (aged 50 and older) with epilepsy As a participant in this study, you would be asked to complete a short confidential survey Your participation would involve…