You can now use the “Seize the Truth About Epilepsy Perceptions” (STEP) Survey” Discussion Tool, developed by SK Life Science, Inc., to prepare for your next doctor’s appointment.
Have you ever left your doctor’s appointment and realized that you forgot to ask some important questions? For people living with epilepsy, speaking up is key to creating a true partnership with your neurologist or epileptologist to help achieve your personal and health goals. However, many people still struggle to have real, open conversations about their seizures. The Seize the Truth About Epilepsy Perceptions (STEP) Survey* revealed just how often disconnects can occur between doctors, caregivers and people with epilepsy – and why this needs to change.
DYK? SUDEP is the most common disease-related cause of death in people with epilepsy. By having early conversations and educating patients and families on #SUDEP, we can work with them on the modifiable risk factors (AEDs adherence and adverse events). Read more on the connection between patient education and seizure freedom.