What’s new in epilepsy

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Recurrent seizures, or epilepsy, can be a frustrating and occasionally debilitating problem, but newer diagnostic techniques and treatments are leading to improved outcomes. Today’s program will provide new information about seizures and epilepsy pertinent to listeners in Alaska.

Listen Now:

GUESTS:

  • Dr. Jeffrey Sponsler, neurologist, Alaska Brain Center, manager, epilepsy monitoring unit at Mat-Su Regional Medical Center

LINKS:

Dr. Sponsler’s private practice

National Library of Medicine factsheet on epilepsy

American Epilepsy Society

Epilepsy Foundation of America

PARTICIPATE:

  • Call 550-8433 (Anchorage) or 1-888-353-5752  (statewide) during the live broadcast (2:00 – 3:00pm)
  • Send email to lineone@alaskapublic.org before, during or after the live broadcast (e-mails may be read on air)
  • Post your comment or question below (comments may be read on air)

LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, October 19, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Monday, October 19, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT

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