Sunday, November 29, 2015

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Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Eye Health: Complications to Watch Out For

Can rheumatoid arthritis affect the eyes and vision?  Just as RA is an inflammatory disease which attacks bones and joints, it can also attack the eyes.  Complications may include dry eyes, episcleritis, scleritis, corneal problems, glaucoma, cataracts, and Sjogren’s Syndrome.  As patients living with complicated medical... Read moreChevron

Emily Blosberg

Emily Blosberg, Health Guide


Best Activities for People with MS

When looking for activities outside of your regular school or work routine, sports tend to be the answer for many. However, sports can often be too strenuous for people living with MS. Instead, activities requiring less energy may be a better option.


At the beginning of my sophomore year of high school, I decided to join the... Read moreChevron

posted 10/21/2014, comments (0)|

Vicki, Health Guide

Vicki was a Health Guide with Secondary Progressive MS and Osteoporosis. She passed away in January 2014. We continue to find great value in her posts—she will be missed.

Pinterest - MS Central Question of the Week

Do you use Pinterest? This is something like a billboard made up of images of interests and hobbies. It can be fun, and maybe educational, too. Living with MS is easier when we take breaks, and Pinterest is one good way to... Read moreChevron

posted 06/24/2013, comments (0)|
Dan and Jennifer Digmann

Dan and Jennifer Digmann, Health Guide

We are a married couple who both have MS. Dan’s is RRMS, Jennifer’s is SPMS.

Question of the Week – 4/15/10 - How'd you sleep last night?

Our morning “routine” started at 5:30 today. It has become quite standard for Dan and me, and tends to go a lot like this:


The alarm-radio goes off, usually to some popular tune we both enjoy, and eventually Dan snoozes the music.


“Ten more minutes and then we will get up,” he assures himself and... Read moreChevron

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