Each semester, the IETF awards four $1,000 college scholarships to students who have essential tremor through its Catherine S. Rice Scholarship Fund. As part of the application process, students are asked to write an essay on the topic, “how essential tremor has affected my life.” The following essay is from one of our fall 2021 […]

Each semester, the IETF awards four $1,000 college scholarships to students who have essential tremor through its Catherine S. Rice Scholarship Fund. As part of the application process, students are asked to write an essay on the topic, “how essential tremor has affected my life.” The following essay is from one of our fall 2021 […]

Posted on August 10, 2021

By Dr. Albert Fenoy,Director, Deep Brain Stimulation ProgramAssociate Professor, Department of NeurosurgeryMcGovern Medical SchoolThe University of Texas at Houston Patients with essential tremor (ET) usually present with hand tremor, an involuntary shaking of the hands dependent on position. However, head tremor can also develop in the course of ET or present as a singular symptom. […]

Posted on August 10, 2021

Lord Julian Fellowes, English actor, novelist and screenwriter best known for creating the television series Downton Abbey, has lived with essential tremor for the past 10 years. He is credited for escalating awareness of ET by writing it into the Downton Abbey storyline. In this podcast, he talks about how having ET changed his career.

Categories: Podcasts
Posted on July 12, 2021

If you’re considering Deep Brain Stimulation therapy to help manage your essential tremor, what questions should you be asking? Learn this and more from this conversation with Dr. Binith Cheeran, movement disorders specialist and medical director for neurological therapies at Abbott Labs.  

Categories: Podcasts
Posted on July 7, 2021

Help Us Advance Essential Tremor Research, New Podcast Focuses on DBS Therapy and The IETF Has Moved.

Categories: Tremor Gram
Posted on June 28, 2021

Information courtesy of the Medicare Plans Resource Center Many of us find signing up for health insurance to be needlessly complicated, confusing, and stressful. Unfortunately, when it comes to signing up for Medicare while considering a specific healthcare issue such as essential tremor (ET), things aren’t much simpler. Medicare is a health insurance program provided […]

Categories: ET Treatment, Support
Posted on June 17, 2021

This official IETF Essential Tremor in Adult Patients Guidelines Advisory provides clinicians with instant access to current best practices in a clear concise format. It was developed in collaboration with Guideline Central and the IETF, and authored by: Kelly Lyons, PhD Kelli Reiling Ott, OTD, OTR/L Holly Shill, MD What’s Inside? Overview/Background/Prevalence Assessment/Screening Differential Diagnosis […]