Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Patient Expert

Lisa Emrich is a patient advocate, accomplished speaker, author of the award-winning blog Brass and Ivory: Life with MS and RA, and founder of the Carnival of MS Bloggers. Lisa uses her experience to educate patients, raise disease awareness, encourage self-advocacy, and support patient-centered research. Lisa frequently works with non-profit organizations and has brought the patient voice to health care conferences and meetings worldwide. Follow Lisa on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

What Is Clinically Isolated Syndrome?

When someone experiences only one episode of MS-like symptoms, it is known as clinically isolated syndrome. Here’s how it is – and isn’t – like other forms of the disease.
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RA and Eye Health Complications

Complications may include dry eyes, episcleritis, scleritis, corneal problems, glaucoma, cataracts, and Sjogren’s Syndrome.
Lisa Emrich

3 Things I Miss Most About Life Before MS

Having a chronic condition often means not being able to enjoy the things you did before you were diagnosed—but it can also result in discovering new pursuits and pleasures.
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