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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

    Vitamin D (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. Excerpt from 2013 North American Education Program.

  2. 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)

  3. 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)

  4. ONLINE Exercise

    Websites: MS Diet and Exercise Video Library

    MS Active Source offers an online MS Diet and Exercise Video Library, including ActiveWellness and MyMS Yoga. You can also order a free fitness DVD.

  5. VIDEO Exercise

    Controlling Your Weight and MS (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about concerns of controlling weight for people with MS.

  6. VIDEO Nutrition

    Antioxidants and MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's questions about antioxidants and if they are recommended for people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

  7. 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.

  8. 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)

  9. ONLINE Exercise

    Websites: ActiveMSers

    ActiveMSers is designed to help, motivate, and inspire those with multiple sclerosis to stay as active as possible—physically, intellectually, and socially—regardless of physical limitations.

  10. IN PERSON Nutrition

    Teleconference Series: Nutrition and MS

    This teleconference covers good diet and nutrition for people living with MS.

    (recorded: 12 Jan 2009; time/size: 1h09m07s/16.6MB)

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