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Epilepsy Arizona

04 Oct

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Epilepsy Research

October 4, 2017 | By |

Since the 1990’s, more than a dozen new drugs, devices, and dietary therapies have become available to people living with epilepsy. Despite the benefits and reduced side effects these treatments have offered, the number of people living with epilepsy who cannot effectively control their seizures has remained at 30%, the same as it was more than two decades ago.

It is time to shake up the system with a new approach. Let’s change the system – together.

The Epilepsy Foundation Research Program supports the entire spectrum of discovery from idea to market and is focused solely on the needs of people with epilepsy. We help foster the development of the next generation of scientists and support research that leads to better treatments and care. We strive for excellence, innovation, and radical thinking to end epilepsy. Join our fight: www.epilepsy.com/research.

25 Apr

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Educational Conferences

April 25, 2014 | By |

Join us on 11.04.17 for our 2017 Adult Epilepsy Conference!

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Thank you to all who attended our 2017 Tucson Epilepsy Education Seminar!

Thank you to all who attended our Annual 2017 Epilepsy Pediatric Patient Care Conference!

2016 Adult Epilepsy Conference

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A Special Thank You to Our 2016 Adult Epilepsy Conference Sponsors! FULL VIDEO for 2016 coming soon!

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Interested in sponsoring an upcoming conference? contact the Foundation at info@epilepsyaz.org or call 602-406-3581.

 

11 Apr

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El Tour de Tucson

April 11, 2017 | By |

Athletes vs Epilepsy, in partnership with the Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona, is excited to announce our partnership with El Tour de Tucson!  Arizona’s largest and longest running bicycling event, El Tour de Tucson is in its 35th year and hosts over 9,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities.

Choose Your Distance!  The planned routes offer the beautiful vistas of Arizona, from mountain ranges with the backdrop of the majestic Saguaro cactus to the scenic Santa Cruz River or to flat areas that are perfect for families.

Possible event activities include:

  • 106, 76, 54, 37, or 28 miles
  • Fun Ride (11 or 5 miles)
  • Quarter mile activity course
  • Indoor El Tour (Nov. 12-18) stationary cycle ride. See here for rules.

Once you are finished with your event, celebrate with other cyclist, families, and friends at the El Tour Downtown Fiesta!  Activities will include music, food, and cheering on other cyclists as they cross the finish line.

Join other Athletes vs Epilepsy participating in the El Tour de Tucson presented by Casino del Sol on November 18, 2017.  Register today as space is limited!  Your efforts will help raise funds to help stop seizures and find a cure for epilepsy and raise awareness in support of the 3 million people in the United States who have epilepsy.

Each Athlete vs Epilepsy El Tour de Tucson rider will receive:

  • Your entry paid for by the Epilepsy Foundation’s Athletes vs Epilepsy**
  • Personalized Athletes vs Epilepsy online Fundraising Page to tell the story of why you are cycling.
  • An Athletes vs Epilepsy Performance t-shirt
  • Fundraising tips
  • Invitation to the race weekend activities!

YOU can make a difference in your life and in the lives of others. Donate to the cause through our team fundraising page or join the Athletes vs Epilepsy initiative.

Click to Register Today!

Registration deadline is October 27, 2017.

**$20 from every application fee will go to the Easter Seals Blake Foundation, the Primary Beneficiary for El Tour De Tucson.

25 Apr

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Arizona’s 5k for Epilepsy

April 25, 2014 | By |

Thank you to all of our sponsors, participants, donors, vendors, and volunteers who took part in Arizona’s 2017 5k for Epilepsy!

Each year, thousands of families find themselves facing uncertainty when their loved ones suddenly experience seizures and epilepsy-associated challenges.

Join us to help raise awareness about living with epilepsy. Walk for Epilepsy Arizona is a community awareness event which includes music, dancing, entertainment and family fun.

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19 Jun

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Camp Candlelight 2017

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25 Sep

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2017 Charity Classic Golf Tournament

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28 Apr

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Studio E

April 28, 2014 | By |

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Thank you to all of our 2017 Participants! See you next summer!

 

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PLEASE SEND IN COMPLETED APPLICATION BY SCANNING/EMAILING TO

 INFO@EPILEPSYAZ.ORG OR MAILING TO:

Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona
ATTN: Studio E
350 W. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85013

lundbeck_logoStudio E is made possible through an ongoing partnership between Lundbeck, a pharmaceutical company committed to helping people with epilepsy, and the Epilepsy Foundation. To learn more about the Studio E program or see artwork generated during previous programs, visit YourPartnerInEpilepsy.com.

 

20 Apr

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EFAZ Share Your Story Project

April 20, 2017 | By |

If you have epilepsy, are the parent/guardian, sibling, or friend of someone w/epilepsy and want to share your story to help inspire others, please carefully read and complete the following form. Thank you!

  • NOTE: ALL participants MUST read/complete the following release form in order to have their responses considered by the Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona. Thank you!
  • Please provide a response to the following questions below:

 

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11 Apr

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2017 5k for Epilepsy

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25 Sep

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2017 Waves of Change for Epilepsy Gala

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Photo CreditJam Sani Photography