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Patient Support Programs for People with MS

Posted on: June 14th, 2016 by Stephanie Buxhoeveden
Category: About MS, Managing MS, MS Resources, MS Treatments

If you receive care at an MS Center, chances are you have already gotten to know the nurses. What some people don’t realize is that you also have a team of MS nurses through the pharmaceutical company that manufactures your disease modifying treatment (DMT).

Hesitant to Donate? Meet the Person You’ll Help

Posted on: January 13th, 2016 by MS HOPE Staff
Category: About MS HOPE Foundation, Managing MS, MS Activism, MS Awareness

When you donate to a charity, do you wonder where your money goes? We get it. That’s why we want to introduce you to the people you’re helping, and make sure you know that 100% of your money goes directly to assisting people with MS. MS HOPE’s mission is to make sure everyone with multiple sclerosis (MS) […]

Health Care Information You Need to Know

Posted on: October 1st, 2015 by Kristin Zimmermann
Category: Managing MS, MS Resources

There are a lot of resources for patients that many of us are (probably) unaware of… and health insurance companies are not going to tell you about them.

Caretakers Need Care Too

Posted on: July 8th, 2015 by Kristin Zimmermann
Category: About MS, Managing MS, MS Treatments

As adults, we still need caretakers when we’re sick — and often the caretaker winds up needing care. We’ve created a list of tips for taking care of yourself while you’re caring for someone else.

Exercising With MS

Posted on: February 25th, 2015 by Stephanie Buxhoeveden
Category: About MS, Exercise and MS, Inspiration & Motivation, Living a Healthy Life, Managing MS

We all know that exercise is good for your heart, but you may not realize that exercise can improve the quality of life for people living with MS, too.

Disease Modifying Drugs for Multiple Sclerosis

Posted on: February 13th, 2015 by MS HOPE Staff
Category: About MS, Managing MS, MS Resources, MS Treatments

Twenty years ago, there were absolutely no treatments available for multiple sclerosis. The outlook for those diagnosed was grim. Fast forward to 2015 and there are now, thankfully, twelve disease modifying drugs and much…

MS Glossary

Posted on: February 4th, 2015 by MS HOPE Staff
Category: About MS, Clinical Trials, Managing MS, MS Glossary, MS Resources, MS Treatments

Whether you’re newly diagnosed, have had multiple sclerosis for a while, or have a friend or family member with the condition, it can be tough to absorb, understand, and remember the many terms associated…

MS Resources: Participating in Clinical Trials

Posted on: January 15th, 2015 by Stephanie Buxhoeveden
Category: About MS, Clinical Trials, Managing MS, MS News, MS Resources, MS Treatments

Research participants are just as important as the scientists conducting clinical trials. Even if you don’t want to participate in drug trials, there is still a lot you can do to help that puts you at little to no risk.

Give Hope. Get Hope. Have Hope.

Posted on: November 14th, 2014 by MS HOPE Staff
Category: Managing MS, MS Silver Linings, Stories of Hope

Every time we hear from a new applicant, we experience a range of emotions. If we’re being honest, the first is…

The Flu Shot and MS: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

Updated on: December 1st, 2015 by Kristin Zimmermann
Posted on: November 7th, 2014 by MS HOPE Staff
Category: About MS, Health News, Living a Healthy Life, Managing MS, MS Resources

Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is an illness caused by the influenza virus that affects the respiratory system. Characteristics of the flu can include…