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MS Activist Featured in 'Rutgers Today' News

May 8, 2015

District Activist Leader and Government Relations Committee member Stephanie Butler was featured on the May 6th "Rutgers Today" university news, Stephanie will receive her masters degree from Rutgers School of Nursing this month. She is the author of the blog which she started because, "there are a lot of websites that take complex neurological information and break it down for a patient education. I am all about teaching people more about their disease and how to manage it." 

The article also discusses Stephanie's commitment to advocacy. "In addition to writing, Butler also advocates for MS on Capitol Hill. She is a member of the National MS Soceity's government relations committee, a district activist leader, and has lobbied legislators for increased research funding for MS and legislation..."

Read more about Stephanie's work in Rutgers Today.

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Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are leading to better understanding and moving us closer to a world free of MS. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, with at least two to three times more women than men being diagnosed with the disease. MS affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide.


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