November 20th, 2012
Thorough evaluation at Mayo Clinic solved the mystery of why Emily Crawford was having seizures, and successful removal of a brain tumor stopped them from occurring.
June 15th, 2010
Larry and Paulette George had never seen a seizure before when their 7 month old daughter, Christina, began having more than 100 seizures a day. They tried medication after medication, but the seizures wouldn’t stop. Paulette’s sister had heard something about a diet for seizures and mentioned it to them, but when they asked their […]
November 2nd, 2009
Less than a year ago, four-year-old Max Irvine was having hundreds of seizures a day … he couldn’t walk, talk or chew his food. A previously healthy and active preschooler, Max has epilepsy. The Irvines were told by one epilepsy specialist that their son would become mentally incompetent from his seizures. Thankfully, they refused to […]
March 3rd, 2009
Earlier this week, CBS Evening News featured the story of Mayo Clinic patient Dillon Papier and his family. Six-year-old Dillon has Niemann-Pick disease type C, a rare inherited disease that affects approximately 1 in 150,000 people. Niemann-Pick disease type C has been called childhood Alzheimer’s. Click here or the graphic above to view the CBS […]