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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. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Solving Cognitive Problems (.pdf)

    Discusses mental functions most likely to be affected by MS. Self-help and information on cognitive rehabilitation. By Nick LaRocca, PhD, with Martha King. (last updated November 2011)

  2. Exercise

    Motorized Mini Bikes

    Exercise options for people with MS are limited. The Gateway Area Chapter can purchase exercise equipment, such as a mini bike-exercise machine that is essentially a cycle that can be used with one's legs or arms to increase endurance and strength.The Motorized Mini Bike offers a convenient way to exercise people of all ages and health levels. It uses an attached motor to assist you in exercising legs, arms and upper body.

  3. VIDEO Treating MS

    Treatment Options and Research Advances in Progressive MS (video)

    If you have a progressive form of MS, you undoubtedly are awaiting treatment options and research advances. Joining us as we discuss this topic with Dr. Benjamin Segal. Dr. Segal directs the Multiple Sclerosis Center, and is a professor of neurology at the University of Michigan's Holtom-Garrett Neuroimmunology Program.

  4. VIDEO Employment

    MS & the Workplace: Employer Education DVD (DVD)

    Provides basic information to employers about managing the impact of MS in the work setting.

  5. Research

    Emerging Therapies Collaborative

    The Multiple Sclerosis Emerging Therapies Collaborative has been organized to provide timely, evidence-based resources regarding the known benefits and risks of newly emerging, FDA-approved medications for MS. This group, which includes the MS Coalition, the American Academy of Neurology, the Multiple Sclerosis VA Centers of Excellence East and West, Can Do MS, Consortium of MS Centers, International Organization of MS Nurses, MS Association of America, MS Foundation, National MS Society, Unit

  6. ONLINE Nutrition

    Food for Thought—MS and Nutrition (.pdf)

    A guide to healthy eating—includes managing symptoms, changing eating habits, and the effects of diet on MS. By Denise M. Nowack, RD. (last updated January 2012)

  7. IN PERSON Long-Term Care

    Long Term Care: CarePartners

    Additional resources for CarePartners including help at home guides

  8. VIDEO Family and Relationships

    Parenting with MS (video)

    This video features Deborah M. Miller, PhD, who talks about parenting and having multiple sclerosis.

  9. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Beginning Rehab for MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about how to begin rehabilitation for multiple sclerosis.

  10. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Bowel Dysfunction (video)

    This video features Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, who discusses bowel dysfunction associated with multiple sclerosis and strategies for managing the symptoms.

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