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Announcing the Fall Webinar Series! by the Epilepsy Foundation

Announcing the Fall Webinar Series!
Epilepsy Society

by the Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey


Pediatric Epilepsy
Presented by Dr. Roopal Karia
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 7:00pm- 8:00pm
Dr. Karia will discuss how and when to make a diagnosis as well as deciding the best treatment options for your child with epilepsy.
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Epilepsy Testing- what it is, why we do it, and how to understand the results
Presented by Dr. Eric Geller
Thurs, Nov 15, 2012 7:00pm- 8:00pm
The webinar will cover the importance and specifics of epilepsy testing as well as determining the meaning of the results.
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Women & Epilepsy
Presented in Spanish by Dr. Blanca Vasquez
Mon, Nov. 19, 2012 7:00pm-8:00pm
This webinar will be presented in Spanish. Topics will include women and epilepsy: hormones, treatment options, and pregnancy.
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New Drug Treatments
Presented by Dr. Evren Burakgazi
Thurs, Dec. 13, 2012 7:00pm- 8:00pm
Dr. Burakgazi will present updates on current medical treatment and surgical options for people with epilepsy. Surgical options that will be discussd are vagal nerve stimulator, deep brain stimulation, and respective surgery. Dr. Burakgazi will review how to choose the best antiepileptic medication based on patient's epilepsy type, age, gender, underlying co-medical conditions and presence of co-medications.
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* An archived recording of each webinar will be available within 48 hours of the live session on our website www.efnj.com. Please note only the first 100 registrants to log in to the live webinar will be granted access. All others who have registered will be sent a link to view the recording.

Please contact Jenna Andolora via email at jandolora@efnj.com with any questions or call (800) 336-5843
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