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OUR MISSION

 

"The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to stop seizures and SUDEP, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy through efforts including education, advocacy and research to accelerate ideas into therapies."

 

SHARON'S RIDE, RUN, SWIM, WALK FOR EPILEPSY

Sharon’s Ride. Run. Swim. Walk will be held on Saturday, September 12th at SIU-E to benefit the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Southern Illinois. The event is done in memory of Sharon Rosenfeld who cared deeply about epilepsy and helmet safety.

Please participate in ANY or ALL events offered on the day of the Triathlon. All events will be professionally timed.

RIDE - 20 mile bike ride on trails around Southern Illinois

RUN - 5K run

SWIM - 300 yards in an indoor competition pool at SIUE

WALK - for those who do not want to compete but enjoy a walk around the magnificent setting. Bring a friend, sibling, son/daughter, or spouse and enjoy the day while making a difference!

 

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Sharon's Ride

 

SCHNUCKS ESCRIP PROGRAM

It's an EASY way to help the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Southern Illinois!!

Schnucks Escrip

Swipe your card before checking out, and Schnucks will donate 2% - 3% of your purchase to the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Southern Ilinois.

Doesn't cost you anything!

Call us at (618) 236-2181 ext. 111 to receive your card.

 

SEIZURE MEDICATION LIST

http://d31hzlhk6di2h5.cloudfront.net/20150108/2e/62/da/bf/9d62b81d5b1c89bf0f9568d0_276x183.jpgWhat medications do you or your loved one take to control epilepsy? Do you know the adverse effects of those medications or the potential drug interactions?  Take a look at this in-depth list of seizure medications provided to you by the Epilepsy Foundation. Treatments are available that can successfully control seizures for most people with epilepsy. The first treatment is almost always one of the many seizure medications that are now available. Each medicine tends to work better with certain kinds of seizures than for others. If one treatment fails, another may be work better. Click here to view more information about the medication you or someone you love is taking. 

 

RESOURCES
School Nurse Training
Toolkit

Epilepsy & My Child Toolkit

SUDEP Guide

SUDEP Family Resource Guide

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