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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 Emotional Health

    Guidelines for the Outside Meeting Support Program (.pdf)

    This document provides guidelines for the National MS Society's support of meetings, workshops and conferences.

  2. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Progressive MS

    This teleconference discusses the nature of progressive MS and its impact on individuals and families, and discusses resources available for the management of symptoms and of family care.

    (recorded: 9 Aug 2010; time/size: 1h6m50s/18.4MB)

  3. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Websites: HelpPRO

    Need someone to talk to? Help Pro can help you meet your unique counseling needs by using their free, online database to find a counselor, or by calling 800-652-0155.

  4. IN PERSON Treating MS

    Third-Party Services: Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (Multiple Sclerosis Center of Excellence)

    The OMRF Multiple Sclerosis Center of Excellence provides comprehensive and compassionate medical care of the highest quality. In addition to patient care, the Center is also devoted to the advancement of scientific knowledge of demyelinating diseases through clinical and basic research.

    Oklahoma City, OK 73104See Map
  5. ONLINE Adaptive Equipment

    How to Choose the Mobility Device that is Right for You (.pdf)

    Understand the full range of tools available to stay functionally mobile, comfortable and safe. Offers full-color photos of devices ranging from the simplest cane to the most complex power chair, guidance on how to determine if and when a device might be appropriate, and important safety tips. Introduces readers to assistive technology professionals and outlines the steps involved in a comprehensive evaluation for a wheeled mobility device. (New August 2013)

  6. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Vitamins, Minerals, and Herbs in MS: An Introduction (.pdf)

    Practical guide to diet supplements for people with MS. Outlines what is and is not known, with references for further study. By Allen Bowling, MD, PhD, and Thomas Stewart, PA-C, MS, JD. (last updated August 2011)

  7. PRINT Exercise

    Documents: Stretching for People with MS

    This booklet focuses on the basics to move and gently stretch muscles and other soft tissues, such as tendons, on your own, at your own pace. For the purposes of this book, the familiar term “stretching” is used, though most of these exercises are, technically, range of motion activities and followed by exercises combining the motions that can be done sitting or on your bed for flexibility.

  8. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Fatigue: What You Should Know (.pdf)

    MS fatigue can be reduced with treatments and self-help. (last updated January 2012)

  9. ONLINE Insurance

    Websites: Oklahoma Medicaid

    Program website for Medicaid of Oklahoma ("SoonerCare") and other Department of Human Services programs.

  10. IN PERSON Nutrition

    Teleconference Series: Nutrition

    This teleconference covers the important roles of diet and exercise in managing and minimizing symptoms of MS.

    (recorded: 8 Mar 2010; time/size: 1h17m15s/14.4MB)

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