NEW TOPICS IN EPILEPSY - AN ENGLISH AND SPANISH FORUM
The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles is pleased to announce an EPILEPSY FORUM in Orange County during November Epilepsy Awareness Month. The same program/topics will be offered in English (Dr. Zupanc) and in Spanish (Dr. Duron) at the same time period at the Harold Wade Education Center at CHOC Children's Hospital. All are welcome!
CHOC Children's Hospital
3:45 - 4:00 PM
MEET & GREET WITH THE FOUNDATION
5:00 - 7:00 PM
HOT TOPICS WITH DR. ZUPANC (ENGLISH) AND DR. DURON (SPANISH)
Weeding Out the Truth – Cannabidiol (CBD, the non-narcotic part of marijuana) and epilepsy
[In the news? CNN documentary “WEED” by Dr. Sanjay Gupta]
Importance of Early Diagnosis of Genetic Epilepsies – Why it matters in epilepsies like Dravet Syndrome and GLUT1 Deficiency Syndrome and others
[In the news? NIH has funded studies that linked genes to severe forms of childhood epilepsy, JME and more]
[In the news? The #AJO story that went viral on social media]
These and other topics of interest, such as traumatic brain injury and epilepsy and to-treat-or-not-to-treat, are open for discussion.