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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. VIDEO Nutrition

    Nutrition and MS (video)

    This video provides information on maintaining general good health and following the recommendation of MS specialists that people with MS adhere to the same low-fat, high-fiber diet that’s recommended for the general population.

  2. VIDEO Treating MS

    Making Treatment & Lifestyle Decisions: Thinking About Benefits & Risks (video)

    Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decision making, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision. Download a copy of the companion book and transcripts.

  3. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Intimacy and Sexuality (.pdf)

    MS can affect sexuality, both directly and indirectly, but problems can be resolved or minimized. By Rosalind Kalb, PhD. (last updated February 2012)

  4. ONLINE Insurance

    Websites: Medicare Webinars

    The Medicare Rights Center will host free monthly webinars on important Medicare topics. The monthly seminars will be held on the second Thursday of each month.

  5. TELEPHONE Support and Self Help Groups

    Teleconference: Caregiver Teleconnection

    The Caregiver Teleconnection is a free, bilingual, and confidential program that connects caregivers and family members to information and support through the telephone or "tele-learning."

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  6. ONLINE Support and Self Help Groups

    Websites: Oklahoma 2-1-1

    Access services for food, clothing, health care, shelter, housing, support groups, legal aid, and many more health and human service needs.

  7. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Managing Transitions

    This teleconference discusses the ways MS may affect quality of life, such as through new symptoms, employment issues, alteration of family dynamics, and other daily challenges, and what Society resources are available to help cope with and manage these changes.

    (recorded: 8 Jun 2011; time/size: 1h2m43s/13MB)

  8. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Clear Thinking About Alternative Therapies (.pdf)

    Facts and common misconceptions, plus practical ways to evaluate benefits and risks. By Virginia Foster. (last updated August 2011)

  9. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Pain and MS

    Pain as a symptom of MS, including its causes and management.

    Download the accompanying PDF Slideshow.

    After viewing, we invite you to complete a short survey: Survey

    (recorded: 6 Sep 2012; time/size: 1h2m55s/28.8MB)

  10. ONLINE Exercise

    Exercise as Part of Everyday Life (.pdf)

    Physical activity can be a regular part of staying healthy if you have MS. Includes tips on handling MS symptoms. By Mary Harmon. (last updated December 2011)

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