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    1. Knowledge is Power

      At-home educational program about MS

    2. Learn Online

      Webcasts and podcasts on a variety of topics available online

    3. Join a Group or Discussion

      Looking to connect with other caregivers, family members, or people affected by MS? Self-help groups bring people together who share common life experiences for support, education and mutual aid.

    4. Connect with Peers One-on-One

      Search for and connect with a trained peer support volunteer who can provide you with helpful tips, suggestions and emotional support for the challenges that MS throws at you. Connect via one-on-one ongoing telephone or email conversations.

    5. MSFriends®

      MSFriends®connects you with a supportive, empathetic volunteer who understands life with MS and can say, “I've been there, too.” MSFriends meet for up to six months via phone, email or video calls based on your preference. Learn more about MSFriends by visiting nationalMSsociety.org/MSFriends..

    6. Pharmaceutical Financial Assistance Programs

      A list of pharmaceutical and non profit financial assistance programs to assist with the costs of MS medications.

    7. Research Study to Compare Levels of Vitamin A & D in RRMS or SPMS

      We are conducting a research study to compare the level of vitamin A in relapsing remitting and secondary progressive multiple sclerosis patients who have a normal vitamin D level or are supplemented with Vitamin D to get them to a normal level.

      Torrance, CA 90502

    Resources

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    1. "Bowel and Bladder Issues in MS" (Teleconference recording)

      This is a teleconference recording that aired on April 3, 2014. During this teleconference: Participants will be aware of normal bowel and bladder function without MS; participants will learn what dysfunction can occur related to MS; participants will be able to explore these issues with their health care provider for solutions that will lessen the impact on their overall quality of life.

    2. What Is Multiple Sclerosis? (.pdf)

      Symptoms, disease patterns, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and research efforts.

    3. Teleconference Archives

      Listen to audio from past teleconferences.

    4. The Wellness Center Brochure

      Learn more about The Wellness Center at the Historic General Hospital in Boyle Heights, CA.

    5. Plaintalk — A Booklet about MS for Families (.pdf)

      Discusses some of the more difficult physical and emotional problems many families face. By Sarah Minden, MD, and Debra Frankel, MS, OTR.

    6. Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace Part 1(video)

      Part 1- Thinking Proactively About Employment

    7. MS in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers (video)

      This video is a resource for employers, featuring discussions about multiple sclerosis in the workplace.

    8. Promising MS Research - Recorded Webcast

      Promising MS Research to Repair, Protect and Restore the Nervous System. Moderator Kate Milliken and panelists Dr. Ben Barres, Dr. Jonah Chan, Dr. Timothy Coetzee and Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl. December 5, 2013

    9. Momentum_Spring_2013.pdf

      The Spring 2013 issue of Momentum magazine, with a special bilingual feature on the Latino / Hispanic experience of living with MS.

    10. Momentum_Winter_2012-13.pdf

      The Winter 2012-13 issue of Momentum magazine. Features include "Not Your Friend's MS" and "The Pursuit of Happiness."

    11. Momentum_Summer_2013.pdf

      The Summer issue of Momentum, with features on disclosure and art therapy.

    12. Momentum_Fall_2012.pdf

      The Fall 2012 issue of Momentum, with a feature on families and MS.

    13. Making College Work for You (.pdf)

      There is a significant increase in requests for services from students with chronic diseases, like MS. This article explains how you can benefit from this change.

    14. Federal Advocacy (.pdf)

      The surest indicator and best tool of an MS activist is information. We will arm you with what you need to fully understand activism and the issues. Here's a brochure about Federal Advocacy (please read and share it!).

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