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Look Who's Coming to the DC Family Forum

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Ketogenic Diet and HH

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Transition Challenges and Hypothalamic Hamartomas (HH)

For many young adults with HH, the transition from school to work or higher education can be compl...Read More >

Join the live webcast from AES 2017 | Judith Hoyer Lecture

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Meet Diana – New HH Program Coordinator at Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH)!

    Hope for Hypothalamic Hamartomas (Hope For HH) is happy to announce the new HH Pro...Read More >

Listen as Dr. Helen Cross describes findings from a recent study regarding cognitive and behavioral challenges in patients with HH.

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Correctly diagnosing a hypothalamic hamartoma (HH) can be challenging for even the most experienced professional. Start here to gain a better understanding of the comorbidities associated with a hypothalamic hamartoma and the appropriate diagnostic tools available to providers today.


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1 in 200k diagnosed worldwide

Often goes undiagnosed or misdiagnosed for years

Seizures commonly unresponsive to medication

Can result in cognitive and behavioral deterioration, learning disabilities, endocrine dysfunction and sleep disturbances

Hope for Hypothalamic Hamartomas
Hope for Hypothalamic HamartomasFriday, November 24th, 2017 at 4:11am

On this day of gratitude, we are grateful for all of you! Wishing you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving.

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Hope for Hypothalamic HamartomasThursday, November 23rd, 2017 at 1:32pm

Check out these stories ( about living with Epilepsy. With more than 65 million worldwide living with epilepsy & an estimated 2.4 million diagnosed each year. We need to these personal stories to educate the public of the impact. #EpilepsyAwareness

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Hope for Hypothalamic HamartomasThursday, November 23rd, 2017 at 1:10pm

How will you participate in #GivingTuesday (28 Nov) as a volunteer or donor? Giving means goods, time/skills/expertise so not just money!


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