Week 3: Technology and Innovation
We have just wrapped up Week 3 in the November 2015 Epilepsy Blog Relay™. If you are just joining, throughout the entire month of November, 30 bloggers will be writing to raise epilepsy awareness.
Thank you to Founding Sponsor, Sunovion, of the November 2015 Epilepsy Blog Relay™.
Here’s a recap in case you missed any of this week’s posts:
The Epilepsy Health Storylines app was launched on Purple Day: March 26th 2015. Since then, thousands of people have signed up to use this app. From the start, the app was designed with feedback from people living with epilepsy, to best help those affected. Our mission is to help shift the power of health back into the hands of those most affected by epilepsy…
During the last few months, I’ve done tons of research and testing on numerous applications specifically geared towards Epilepsy. There’s plenty of mobile apps that can be found on both iOS and Android platforms so no one will be left out of the equation. I’ll hit on a few for you to narrow it down.…
At the recent “Talk to the Docs” program that I went to, one of the topics of discussion was epilepsy technology. Some of the doctors on the panel are trying to get funding to do research in this area, but so far have not been able to find any grant money. This is just another example of how seriously underfunded epilepsy research is.…
Spread Epilepsy Awareness Epilepsy doesn’t discriminate….
I’ve been volunteering with the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago and attending many of their events, and I’ve been overwhelmed with joy at how much support other epilepsy patients offer each other. Not just the patients, either.…
I walked into the computer room with trepidation hoping against hope that I wouldn’t once again be the center of such unnecessary attention.…
The need for support is so important when living with any condition and I am deeply moved by the support and collaboration I see in the epilepsy community.…
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