Spectrum Health raises awareness on epilepsy after young star’s death

Posted at 7:43 AM, Jul 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-12 07:45:24-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Spectrum Health is raising awareness on epilepsy after the death of Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce.

We were joined in-studio to talk about epilepsy and how it can be treated with Dr. David Burdette, director of the epilepsy program at Spectrum Health.

· About 120,000 people in Michigan are living with epilepsy

· 1 in 26 people will develop epilepsy during their lifetime

· About 1/3 of epilepsy patients have drug-resistant epilepsy

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