Friday, August 28, 2015

Health Guides

Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Being True to Yourself with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Photo credit: Sofia Kinachtchouk


Being true to yourself means to be yourself. To know who you are and act accordingly. That’s hard to do for... Read moreChevron

Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Novartis to Pay GSK $1B+ for Ofatumumab to Treat MS


Novartis Pharmaceuticals has reached an agreement with GlaxoSmithKline for exclusive rights to GSK’s Read moreChevron

posted 08/24/2015, comments (0)|
Amy Gurowitz

Amy Gurowitz, Health Guide

Writer, Educational Designer, Non-Profit Founder, Dx in 1988

Traveling Abroad with Multiple Sclerosis

Traveling Abroad with Multiple Sclerosis: A Trip* Over the Pond!

*not the sudden gravity kinda trip, the kind you buy tickets for!


In 2012 my husband, daughter and I did what had seemed like a pipe dream just a few months prior. We went to London, Paris and Berlin. This was unimaginable not only because our... Read moreChevron

posted 07/30/2015, comments (0)|
Michael Hoy, MS Caregiver

Michael Hoy, MS Caregiver, Health Guide


Accepting and Asking For Help with Multiple Sclerosis

Asking anyone for help starts with accepting help. I wanted to be superman and take care of my wife myself. I thought that asking for help was giving up and that I was neglecting my duty of "for better or worse."

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posted 07/24/2015, comments (0)|
Jackie Zimmerman

Jackie Zimmerman, Health Guide

IBD advocate living with ulcerative colitis and multiple sclerosis

Dos and Don’ts of Being an IBD Caregiver

Dear Caregiver,


You’re great. No, really, you’re so great for taking care of your loved one when they need you the most. Maybe you’re an experienced caregiver and maybe this is your first time. Either way, there are a few things that your patient might want you to know, but is too afraid to vocalize.... Read moreChevron

posted 05/12/2015, comments (0)|