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For those taking Lamotragine:
Health Canada has announced a recall of certain lot numbers of the anti-seizure drug Lamotrigine manufacturered by Sanis Health and Mylan Pharmaceuticals due to product quality issues.
As of May 27, Health Canada has not received any reports of adverse reactions and patients are advised not to discontinue their treatment unless directed by their healthcare professional.
To learn more click here.
Spring 2013 Newsletters Available
Our April 2013 editions of The Brain Wave and The Transmitter are online.
30th International Epilepsy Conference
This coming June 23rd to 27th, 2013, the 30th International Epilepsy Congress is happening in Montreal.
Check it out. We will see you there.
2013 Parkinson's World Congress
Next October the world will be arriving in Montreal to share knowledge and best practices on Parkinson's. It is hard to know when such an amazing event will take place in Canada again. We encourage our members to take advantage of this opportunity.
Peninsula Co-op Charity Golf Classic
This year, the 2013 Peninsula Co-op Charity Golf Tournament is being held on Thursday 20th June 2013 at Olympic View Golf Club. You can register NOW!
go to www.co-opgolf.com
WIN the Raffle this year! Cruise & Air Fare for 2
Get your tickets before June 20th.
The draw will be 1:30pm on June 20th 2013 at the Peninsula Co-op Charity Golf Classic. You do not have to be present to win.
Win return WestJet flights for 2 people to any scheduled WestJet destination AND enjoy a 5 day Cruise for 2 people (inside cabin) to either Baja Mexico, Bahamas, or Western Caribbean itineraries. Prize is valued at $4100.00 Restrictions, taxes, certificate fees apply. License #52904 (Players must be 19+ years to play. Problem Gambling Help Line 1-888-795-6111 *www.bcresponsiblegambling.ca "Know your limit, play within it.")
Purchase tickets: 5 for $20 or a single ticket for $5
Tickets are being sold at the Peninsula Co-op Food Centre at Keating Cross Rd, Saanichton and the Victoria Epilepsy & Parkinson's Centre in Victoria. 250 475 6677
Victoria Epilepsy & Parkinson's Centre
The Victoria Epilepsy and Parkinson's Centre Society (VEPC) is a vibrant and welcoming non-profit society whose purpose is to strengthen clients', families' and communities' ability to manage the physical, psychological and social effects of Parkinson's and epilepsy.
Parkinson's and epilepsy are unrelated conditions. Sharing administrative resources allows us to provide more cost-effective service to residents of Victoria, surrounding municipalities, the Saanich Peninsula and the Gulf Islands.
What can we offer you?
Our professional staff can help you and your family to:
Learn powerful ways to take action and reduce the impact of Parkinson's and epilepsy
Make the best use of limited time with your doctor
Link you to quality sources of information and the latest research
Connect with others who understand your situation
We do this by:
Providing confidential individual consultations tailored to your unique needs
Collaborating with local and mainland health care providers to improve care
Organizing practical programs and meetings to help you live life to the fullest
Tracking and publishing the latest medical breakthroughs, research and online links
Offering free public information sessions to educate our community
Maintaining a lending library of current brochures, books, tapes, CDs and DVDs
Connect with us 250 475 6677
Check out the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Run being held on Sunday October 13th 2013
Register as a runner www.runvictoriamarathon.com
Victoria Epilepsy & Parkinson's Centre is one of the charities you can donate to.
Join our HeadWay Team
Organize your own Team
Sponsor a Runner
Run or Walk or Cheer for a great cause....
2 common neurological conditions - epilepsy and Parkinson's
Exercise helps in more ways than you know
Register with the HeadWay Team
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Disclaimer:The material contained on this website is meant solely for information purposes. Please consult with the physician providing medical care in all matters pertaining to medical advice and treatment.