Epilepsy is the most common serious disease of the brain, affecting over 50 million people worldwide. Epilepsy Durham Region is an inclusive organization where those living with Epilepsy and their family can receive support, education, and resources. Utilizing a network of programs and services, our team provides specialized care, while building community awareness throughout Durham Region.
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CEO, Dianne McKenzie says, “Summer is a time with family and friends – start the conversation for those living with Epilepsy.
Our Friends & Family Campaign will HARNESS and INFLUENCE and SPARK conversation about Epilepsy.”
Epilepsy Durham Region is excited to launch it’s new Friends and Family Campaign. Can you help? We think we have made it really easy to lend
because a hug is sometimes the most valuable gift... WHY: In November, 2018, Epilepsy Durham Region launched a new, comprehensive, local Epilepsy Clinic in Durham Region. Encompassed in this initiative is our Clinic to Community program which ensures that individuals and their families living with epilepsy receive the education and support that they need to be partners in their healthcare plan.
We are honoured to be one of the three local charities chosen by the Durham Regional Police Services Canine Unit as a recipient of proceeds from their 2020 calendar. As an organization we are committed to helping to sell the 2020 calendars and are now accepting pre-order sales. If you are interested in supporting this cause, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots.
**Excerpt from CBC News | Thomson Reuters · Posted: Aug 05, 2019 3:44 PM MT | Last Updated: August 5 | https://bit.ly/2ZLgZKl
People with the neurological disorder have mortality rates up to three times as high as those without. People with epilepsy who receive care from specialists may be less likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don't, a University of Calgary study suggests....