Nathan Crabbe: Epilepsy can happen to anyone

Article originally featured in The Gainesville Sun. Danielle Petree was months away from graduating from the University of Florida with a fine arts degree when she experienced her first seizure. She was in a metal sculpture class in February when it happe


FIU Blog: Epilepsy Walk

Article originally featured on FIU Biomedical Engineering Blog On Saturday, May 5th, the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida (EEOF) hosted their annual walk. EFOF assists individuals with epilepsy and seizures to overcome challenges caused by epilepsy, and pro


EFOF Receives Blue Sapphire Award

The Epilepsy Foundation of Florida (EFOF) was honored as a Sapphire Awards program finalist on Thursday, May 3 by the Florida Blue Foundation during its 2018 Sapphire Awards, a highlight of the Florida Blue Foundation’s annual Community Health Symposium

Research shows ketogenic diet could be helpful for diabetics

Article originally featured in the Miami Herald | BY SHEAH RARBACK  My friend Karen asked why I hadn’t written a column about the ketogenic diet. Her interest, as CEO of The Epilepsy Foundation of Florida, is understandable. Using a

Commitment 2018: Health care

Article originally featured on WPBF. PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — WPBF 25 News is kicking off Commitment 2018. It’s our stations promise to keep you informed leading up to the November election. Each month our team of journalists will be highlighting a


The Child with Epilepsy

The Child with Epilepsy By: Judith Siskind, Ph.D., Epilepsy Foundation of Florida Staff Psychologist  Parents need to help them lead as normal a life as possible Many children with epilepsy experience few seizures and no significant learning difficulty.


Raising hope: Epilepsy resource center opens at Greater Naples YMCA

Ashley Collins, ; 239-213-6029Published 10:05 a.m. ET Nov. 17, 2017 The Epilepsy Foundation of Florida’s resource center is the first in Southwest Florida. (Photo: Ashley Collins/Staff) What was once just closet space in


Epilepsy resource center opens in Naples

NAPLES, Fla. The Naples Epilepsy Resource Center on 5450 YMCA Road opened its doors Wednesday evening to help those battling epilepsy. WINK News reporter Channing Frampton spoke to one man who’s lived with the disorder for most of his life. https://ww

Leave a Comment