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The Society offers many programs and services to help people affected by MS live their best lives. Find resources in your area to learn, connect, and get support.

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  1. IN PERSON Treating MS

    Making Treatment and Lifestyle Decisions Managing Benefits and Risks, Bismarck, ND

    In the past 20 years, our understanding of multiple sclerosis has expanded tremendously. What's more, we now have many more treatment and symptom management options. In this program we'll consider factors that can influence treatment decisions and lifestyle choices.

  2. IN PERSON Social and Emotional support

    MS Education Program

    Join other people impacted by MS in the Twin Cities area for an educational program and an opportunity to socialize.

    North Oaks, MN 55127See Map
  3. TELEPHONE Employment

    MS and Employment - Managing Cognitive Symptoms and Fatigue in the Workplace

    Cognitive dysfunction and fatigue are two of the most common symptoms impacting people with MS in the workplace. They can pose significant challenges to maintaining employment. Neuropsychologist, Dr. Cynthia Sullivan, and occupational therapist, Tracy Carrasco, will discuss how these symptoms may present themselves and will share practical ways to manage them on the job.

  4. TELEPHONE Symptom Management

    Managing MS Bladder and Bowel Symptoms

    Learn strategies for managing bowel and bladder symptoms in MS with Pat Kennedy, RN, CNP, MSCN, Can Do Multiple Sclerosis and Dr. Marlene Murphy Setzko of the Mandell MS Center.

  5. TELEPHONE Symptom Management

    Managing MS Bladder and Bowel Symptoms

    Learn strategies for managing bowel and bladder symptoms in MS with Pat Kennedy, RN, CNP, MSCN, Can Do Multiple Sclerosis and Dr. Marlene Murphy Setzko of the Mandell MS Center.

  6. TELEPHONE Symptom Management

    Sex Ed for Grownups – Intimacy in MS

    MS can certainly change a romantic relationship – learn from Dr. Timothy Hlavinka, Urology San Antonio and Dr. Linda Mona, VA Long Beach how to maintain or build intimacy now that MS is in the picture.

  7. TELEPHONE Symptom Management

    Sex Ed for Grownups – Intimacy in MS

    MS can certainly change a romantic relationship – learn from Dr. Timothy Hlavinka, Urology San Antonio and Dr. Linda Mona, VA Long Beach how to maintain or build intimacy now that MS is in the picture.

  8. TELEPHONE Treating MS

    Preparing for MS Doctor Visits

    Learn tips to prepare for successful visits with your doctor. Kathy Costello, MSCN, Associate Vice President of Clinical Care, National MS Society shares ideas on how to build a true partnership with your provider.

  9. TELEPHONE Treating MS

    Preparing for MS Doctor Visits

    Learn tips to prepare for successful visits with your doctor. Kathy Costello, MSCN, Associate Vice President of Clinical Care, National MS Society shares ideas on how to build a true partnership with your provider.

  10. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Acupuncture and MS: The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    An exploration of what is known and not known about this complementary therapy by Alan Bowling, MD, PhD and Tom Stewart. (last updated 2004)

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