The FDA announced that there is an ongoing shortage of both brand and generic forms of diazepam rectal gel. This medication is used for rescue therapy in people with epilepsy, including children. We strongly encourage you to speak with your healthcare provider about your/your child’s options for rescue therapy, since new FDA-approved rescue therapy products […]
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This webinar is presented by the Epilepsy Foundation of Metropolitan New York and sponsored by a non-commercial, unrestricted grant from LivaNova, Inc. [October 7, 2021]
The Epilepsy Foundation of Metropolitan New York is proud to recognize its Professional Advisory Board Member, Patricia McGoldrick, NP MPA MSN, who is the recipient of the 2021 Association of Child Neurology Nurses (ACNN) Award for NP Excellence, to be presented in conjunction with the Child Neurology Society meeting at the end of this month. […]
Celebrating November 2020 National Epilepsy Awareness Month, EFMNY PAB Chair Dr. Blanca Vazquez and EFMNY Staff Professional Logan Devlin participated in the GMA conversation on the topic of Beyond Thriving: Epilepsy. VIDEO LINK: https://fb.watch/913GaiIFIA/
Infantile Spasms (IS), also known as West Syndrome, is a rare form of age-specific epilepsy that usually presents itself in children within the first year of life. Early diagnosis and treatment of Infantile Spasms is of the utmost importance, and in many cases can ensure a more positive prognosis and a better quality of life, […]