Tackling Barriers to Migraine Care

Episode 46,  Sep 10, 2021, 10:00 AM

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In this episode, we spoke with Deena Kuruvilla, MD, director, Westport Headache Institute, who spoke to the current state of affairs in the clinical care of migraine. She also shared her insight into the issues that specialists need to overcome, such as access to therapy, the real-world use of novel treatments for headache disorders, and the advances that are currently in the research and development stage.

Episode Breakdown:
  • 1:25 – Trends in the clinical care of migraine over the last year
  • 5:00 –The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on patients with migraine
  • 7:05 – Ongoing barriers of access to migraine treatments
  • 9:20 – Neurology News Minute
  • 13:25 –Addressing the need for more migraine specialists
  • 15:55 –Real-world use of available migraine therapies and devices
  • 17:20 – Recent introductions to the physician's migraine toolkit
  • 20:40 – Lingering therapeutic needs in migraine and the role of advocacy in improving care

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