Epilepsy Cure Initiative

Epilepsy Cure Initiative

March 09, 2010 22:50 ET

Margaret Maye, of Epilepsy Cure Initiative Announces as Part of March Epilepsy Awareness Month, a Free Two Part Seminar

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 9, 2010) -

Part One:  
  SEMINAR FOR MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPIES
  FOR THE TREATMENT OF EPILEPSY:
  Ketogenic Therapy in the 21st Century
   
  Sunday March 28, 2010 from 10:45 am to 3:00 pm
   
Part Two:  
  Cooking with KetoCal
  A fun presentation teaching how to prepare ketogenic meals
   
  Sunday March 28 from 3:00 PM to 5:00PM
   
Where: Palais Royale
  1601 Lakeshore Blvd. West, Toronto
  www.palaisroyale.ca
 
SEMINAR highlights:
 
Classic Ketogenic Diet
Modified Atkins
MCT Therapies
Case Presentations
Cooking Demonstration with Chef Neil Pallister- Bosomworth of the United
Kingdom, specializing in preparation of Ketogenic meals
 
GUEST SPEAKERS :
 
Elizabeth Donner, MD, FRCP(C) - Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Eric Kossoff, MD - Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Yeou-Mei Christiana Liu, MSc, RD, CHES – Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Jennifer Fabe, BSc, MSc, RD – McMaster Children's Hospital, Hamilton
Lynn Earle, MPH, RD, St. - Mary's Home for Disabled Children, Norfolk, VA
 
How to attend:
 
Part One: for medical professionals, epilepsy organizations
Part Two: for parents, caregivers
 
Inquiries and to register contact:
 
Gary Neumann
by email: g.neumann@rogers.com
or by calling: 905.703.1885
http://www.epilepsycureinitiative.com

About EPILEPSY CURE INITIATIVE (ECI)

ECI is a not for profit incorporated organization dedicated to creating awareness and understanding of epilepsy, bringing an end to misconceptions and fear of the disorder, as well as to discrimination against people with epilepsy. ECI is also dedicated to promoting ketogenic diet therapies, funding epilepsy research, and educating the public about the urgent need for increased efforts in epilepsy research to advance new treatments that offer better seizure control and fewer side effects. As well, ECI is advocating for a more effective and improved formalized epilepsy care system being brought to Canada. http://www.epilepsycureinitiative.com.

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