The Multiple Sclerosis Manifesto

The Multiple Sclerosis Manifesto

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Winner of Foreword Reviews 2009 Book of the Year Award! Julie Stachowiak, PhD is the Guide to Multiple Sclerosis. As an epidemiologist who is also a person living with MS, Julie has an in-depth understanding about the scientific developments around MS and the personal side of living with a chronic illness. She has been called the best MS writer on the web. In the Multiple Sclerosis Manifesto Julie has given us a call to self-help, self-reliance, and political action. The book covers such diverse topics as: How to create your personal mission statement How to protect yourself by learning more about medications you are currently taking or considering to take How to determine what you want in a doctor and how to evaluate the doctor you have The importance of celebrating your successes Tips to make disclosing your MS status to friends, family and others easier Finding a support group Learning to stand up for yourself Joining the fight - Adding your voice to the movementdrug, which may influence how well or poorly the drug ultimately does its job. ... NAbs have been shown to be produced in response to the interferon-based disease-modifying therapies (Avonex, Betaseron, and Rebif) in some people, which can limit ... Cost Your treatment decision may be easier if your insurance covers one drug with a copay of 50 dollars per month ... During my nothing-can- happen-to-me days, when I was living carefree without health insurance, I recall shelling outanbsp;...

Title:The Multiple Sclerosis Manifesto
Author:Julie Stachowiak PhD
Publisher:Demos Medical Publishing - 2009-12-22


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