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Using Food as Medicine to Help Floridians with Epilepsy Epilepsy in Florida In 2020, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated 223,900 Floridians have active epilepsy1.  Even with medication, over one-third of people with epilepsy are estimated not to have control over their seizures2.  Additionally, people with epilepsy are more susceptible to poverty, [...]

October 26, 2012

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Digital Consultation on a Common Patient As a Healthcare Provider Team, we need to work together to care for the PKT patients.  Throughout the time PKT is administered, we need the ability consult with each other and to share important documents like clinic notes and labs.  During the early stages of PKT and at times [...]

July 19, 2021

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Surviving a Pandemic Our lab thrived in 2020 by using a telework strategy. We quickly moved from working and meeting in a physical location on the University of Florida (UF) campus to an online virtual environment to perform assigned duties, projects, and patient clinical visits. While we could pause our animal work, we could not [...]

July 19, 2021

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Telehealth Became Essential During COVID-19  From 1995 through 2019, the University of Florida PKT program conducted most activities in-person. During the COVID outbreak, we started incorporating more PKT activities via telehealth. There will always be times when a physical examination or certain procedures require an in-person visit, however, we found that most PKT activities can [...]

July 20, 2021

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