By Jason Whitely, WFAA
May 19, 2015
“We’re not seeing symptom reduction. We’re seeing symptom elimination.”
DENVER – Growing up in Texas, the threat of seizures always prevented Alexis Bortell from riding a bicycle.
“There’s a big difference, because in Colorado I’ve had a decrease in seizures, and in Texas I had them every day,” the nine-year-old told us. No seizures means no restrictions on bikes.
A frightening seizure that Alexis experienced in February prompted the Bortells to move from Rowlett to a Denver suburb.
“I thought I was going to lose her,” dad Dean Bortell explained.