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Newly Diagnosed


  1. Diagnosis—The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    Explains usual steps and tests. Includes how to prepare for an MRI. (last updated 2006)

  2. Disclosure: The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    Discusses whom, when, and how to tell in both personal and work situations; includes personal vignettes. (last updated 2004)

  3. Living with MS (.pdf)

    Addresses questions frequently asked after diagnosis of MS is received—from possible causes to advice on coping. By Debra Frankel, MS, OTR, with Hettie Jones. (last updated April 2013)