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



Deck The Halls With Purple?

Introducing the SmartWatch Called "Embrace"

Cyberonics has launched the #MyLifeIsBright Campaign in order to continue the momentum of Epilepsy Awareness Month. They are encouraging epilepsy patients and advocates to show their support by decking the halls with purple lights and decorations this holiday season. We want to continue the momentum of National Epilepsy Awareness Month. 

Introducing the "Embrace". The first medical-quality smartwatch used to detect seizures. Embrace measures the skin's electrical activity as a proxy for changes deep in the brain. It uses a model built on years of clinical data. Embrace recently launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds for further development. The company has partnered with the Epilepsy foundation and plans to give an Embrace watch to children and families who can't afford them...

Click here to read more about Cyberonics' efforts.
Click here to read more about Embrace.

As a part of our “Seizure Success and You” initiative, we have been collaborating with Seizure Tracker users, Courtagen Life Sciences, and other patient advocacy groups to help build our patient initiated data share tools.

Two out of three people with seizures don’t know the cause of their condition. Understanding the genetic basis of your epilepsy and how it compares to others can help researchers find new treatments and possibly a cure. 

Visit the “Seizure Success and You” web page to learn more about how Genetics can influence your Epilepsy treatment and outcomes, how the data share tools available on can further epilepsy research and take the “Genetics in Epilepsy” quiz.


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