MS Center and The Spoon Theory

The Spoon Theory is a story written by Christine Miserandino that Antonia Fowler, President of the MS Center, took to heart. When Christine was trying to tell her friend how difficult things are because of her Lupus, she created this beautiful illustration of the difficulties ressulting from her illness. Christine …

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Medicare and Social Security Disability Benefits

Jeanne Larson of Medicare Information Office shared her expertise about Medicare and Social Security Disability Benefits. Judith Bendersky and eanne Larson work together helping those who need disability insurance. They know this can be so confusing, applying for benefits is overwhelming! Judith Bendersky and Jeanne Larson offer Medicare Information and …

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What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that is not fully understood. MultipleSclerosis-Relief.com is proud to join forces with other passionate people motivated to educate and support the MS community. This video will introduce you to the basics of Multiple Sclerosis. This information will help newly diagnosed people, their family and friends …

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How to Use Your AutoJect for Copaxone

When you have been properly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, you’re ready to work with your doctor to decide what your plan of Therapy is going to be. I was diagnosed with Relapsing/Remitting type of MS . Over the years I have advanced to secondary progressive. I am able to walk …

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Lipoatrophy; Fat Atrophy

Lipoatrophy is the loss (the “atrophy”) of subcutaneous fat. It appears as “dents” or depressions in the skin. This condition in multiple sclerosis is usually related to the use of Copaxone (glatiramer acetate), one of the disease-modifying therapies for MS. Copaxone is injected daily subcutaneously (or into the fat layer …

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Potassium Channel

Potassium is a very important mineral for proper electrical signaling between the cells. Potassium channels are specialized pores in the cell membranes that allow the potassium to freely conduct messages. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqxzSrjzJ70 As you can see in this movie, potassium channels allow potassium to be distributed. Potassium Channels are found in …

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