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Johns Hopkins Studies
If you are following a low carb diet, the Modified Atkins Diet for Seizures, the Ketogenic Diet for Seizures, or have Epilepsy here are some additional resources that may be of interest to you:
We start with two things recommended by Dr. Kossoff in his lecture to neurologists and dieticians in Canada about the Modified Atkins Diet:
(You can watch his entire presentation here)
Email Dr. Kossoff for a referral or information on any current studies at Johns Hopkins.
Charities for Epileptics
Each of these organizations offers some type of assistance. They have differing standards and procedures for applying for help. Please visit them for more information.
- The Epilepsy Foundation
- Both CURE and PACE are very large charitable organizations that are not Epilepsy specific. Contact your local Chamber of Commerce or Business organizations to find a local branch. Sometimes local businesses have additional charities that they will sponsor for people in their community needing assistance.
Many airlines run programs where their frequent flyers will donate mileage for the benefit of children that need to travel for healthcare. Both American Airlines and Northwest gave us free tickets from Colorado to Baltimore, Maryland so that we could participate in the Johns Hopkins study. Getting this assistance requires some organization and diligence in finding and applying for the benefits. Of extreme value to us was a helpful and sympathetic nurse in the public health department in our county.
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