As part of Eisai’s commitment to the epilepsy community, we teamed up with Jumo Health, enlisting their signature comic book line, Medikidz®, which uses animated superheroes to explain medical conditions to children by providing accurate and engaging information for young people and their families. The content is developed by Eisai with feedback from leading clinical specialists and graphic novelists, peer-reviewed by key opinion leaders (KOLs) and endorsed by professional and patient advocacy groups.
A story about Nylah and how she learned to help manage her epilepsy so she could continue to focus on the things she wants to achieve in life.
Epilepsy and Self Advocacy
A story about Isabel and how she learned to educate her friends and teachers about her epilepsy and speak up for herself and her needs.
The first installment of the series, which follows Jack on his journey with the Medikidz® to learn all about epilepsy.
Living With Epilepsy
A story about Megan, who quickly turned her diagnosis into an opportunity to advocate for, and inspire those, living with epilepsy through her vlog and social media network.
Playing Sports With Epilepsy
A story about Hannah who despite living with epilepsy, continues her life as an athlete. Here, she meets U.S. Olympic hockey player, Chanda Gunn to hear about her personal journey with sports and epilepsy.
Understanding Transitional Care in Epilepsy
A story about Julia, a teenage girl who is unsure about the epilepsy transition process from pediatric to adult health care, and what it means to be more independent in managing her condition. Here, she meets Brian, a young adult and college student, who shares his experience about his personal journey with epilepsy and the transition process.
Understanding Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS)
A story about a seven-year-old boy named Jackson who lives with LGS, told through his sister Tenley’s perspective.
Seizure Assistance Dogs
A story about Joel’s experience with his seizure-assistance dog, Flame.
Jumo Health and its logo, Medikidz, In My Words, and In My Shoes are registered trademarks of Jumo Health, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
This website contains information relating to various medical conditions. Such information is provided for educational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for the advice of a physician or other health care professionals. You should not use this information for diagnosing a health problem or disease. In order for you to make intelligent health care decisions, you should always consult with a physician or other health care provider for your or your loved one's personal medical needs. All quotes included in this website represent the individual experience of doctors, patients, and their caregivers. Individual responses to treatment may vary. Actual identities may have been changed to protect individual privacy.