In the Spirit of Medicine: Being open and honest about the fear of seizures
He has finally been able to talk about his seizures and has talked to a group of pharmacy students and talked to a group at the college. ?It?s like I finally came out of the closet and I can finally talk about my seizures without being ashamed.? He welcomes the chance to help others with seizures and knows he has a lot to offer for those needing support and first hand information about epilepsy.
In the Spirit of Medicine features the essays of Dr. Arne Vainio, an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and a family practice doctor on the Fond Du Lac reservation in Cloquet. His essays on life, work, medicine, and spirit are published in News from Indian Country and you can find the link to this story here.