MS Support Groups

Rick on October 10th, 2010

Have you ever listened to a doctor’s advice and thought, “Quack!”? It happens. Perhaps his medical skills were impeccable, but his advice failed to consider you and your non-medical needs. One of my wife’s neurologists pushed her to consider having a third child. “Pregnancy reduces the symptoms of MS,” he stated. “It also results in […]

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Rick on April 18th, 2010

MS has a history. I highly recommend you explore it for the “big picture” it provides. “Multiple Sclerosis: a journey through time” is an audiovisual tour of the history of multiple sclerosis. Available in English and German, the online presentation is offered by the German MS Society, Deutsche Multiple Sklerose Gesellschaft (DMSG) and AMSEL Association, […]

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Rick on March 31st, 2010

During the last few weeks, I’ve been asked by caregivers (via this blog’s contact form) for help finding support for themselves in their local communities. I take these requests seriously. In fact, it would be impossible not to because the caregivers include information about their particular needs. Perhaps it’s empathy, or a sense that we’re […]

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Rick on April 20th, 2009

My wife’s local MS Support Group held an MS Awareness event at our local library. The event started with a style show of clothing designed for ease of use. This was followed by a discussion about healthy eating which was led by a local Registered Dietitian. Finally, a young family practice physician (who is also […]

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