I′ve taken 1.8 million captives who
are still seizing even though
try to stop me
Of the upwards of 3 million adults who report having epilepsy, nearly 60% of them belong to me. Despite your best efforts and use of AEDs, they are still having seizures.1,2 Epilepsy in many of your patients is not as controlled as you think.
Don’t believe me? Maybe you’ll believe the CDC.
I’m holding 1.8 million adults with epilepsy captive, but do you know why?
From those who have epilepsy to the loved ones who care for them, my impact knows no bounds.
Don’t believe me? Then go straight to the source and read it for yourself.
Access resources that might just up your game and give me the challenge I’m looking for.
If you think this is the extent of my power, think again. There’s much more to come. Give me your contact info to keep up with what—and who—is next.
AED=antiepileptic drug; CDC=Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
References: 1. Tian N, Boring M, Kobau R, Zack MM, Croft JB. Active epilepsy and seizure control in adults—United States, 2013 and 2015. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2018;67(15):437-442. 2. Zack MM, Kobau R. National and state estimates of the numbers of adults and children with active epilepsy—United States, 2015. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017;66(31):821-825.