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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

The Multiple Sclerosis Society provides free publications for people living with MS and others.

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What is MS? Learn about MS—History, genetics, research, and how to choose a healthcare provider. Also learn about the National MS Society and chapter programs.

Newly Diagnosed

Read about how MS is diagnosed and treated, lifestyle issues, and how to make informed decisions about disclosure, and more.

Employment Issues

Be informed about your ADA rights and workplace accommodations, deciding to work or not, employment strategies, symptom management on the job, and information to share with your employer.  

Staying Well

Explore ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Includes topics such as exercise, nutrition, managing stress, emotions, intimacy, and rehab.

Managing Specific Issues

Learn how to live with specific MS symptoms such as fatigue, spasticity, depression, cognitive issues and much more. . .

Managing Major Changes

Practical guidance for caregivers and families, adapting your environment, and material for those with Progressive MS.

For Children & Teenagers

Colorful publications for kids and teens who know someone with MS.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Be careful of your healthcare:or a hole-in-one on Cape Cod! On a quiet March afternoon, after a recent visit with my visiting nurse, I felt the need to go to the emergency room. I did indeed need care. I was dehydrated and more importantly was unaware of the size of the bedsore beneath me. The doctor informed me that it was the size of a golf ball and that I had a serious infection that needed immediate care. Now, I had assumed that the nurse would have informed me. She did not and I was rescued from being the next exhibit at the local putt putt golf course. Moral of the story: question your caregivers! Thank goodness for Eagle Pond wound care! TerryDould