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Knowledge Is Power. Truer words were never spoken, but if you have recently been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) or have a loved one who was recently diagnosed, you may not even know where to begin. Knowledge is Power is your introduction and guide to living with MS.
"I remember when I was diagnosed I just wanted a guide to tell me what I needed to know, when I needed to know it, in small chunks. Knowledge is Power can be that guide for you and your family."
"Each one of us is like a snowflake. And we're all different, and we're all going to be affected in different ways. That was something important for me to hear right away."
“When the doctor diagnosed me with MS I sort of laughed… I said doctor, can you speak to me in English because I really don't know what MS is.”
Each module below includes information to help you learn and manage your disease including:
Navigate these resources and information at your own pace, choosing the topics most relevant to you in the order that works best for you and your situation.
You can have Knowledge Is Power delivered to your postal address by:
Knowledge Is Power is also available in Spanish upon request.
If you don’t yet have a definitive diagnosis of MS yet, learn what it means to have a possible diagnosis of MS and read about other conditions your health care provider may be trying to rule out.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society gratefully acknowledges these educational grants to support this project.
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