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Trevis Gleason

Patient Expert

Trevis L. Gleason is an award-winning author, chef and blogger who was diagnosed with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis in 2001. Gleason has been published in several international newspapers as well as research journals. An ambassador for both the National MS Society and MS Ireland, he lives and writes about living with MS in Seattle, Wash. and County Kerry Ireland with his wife Caryn and their Wheaten Terriers, Sadie and Maggie. His book, Chef Interrupted, is available on Amazon.

Latest by Trevis Gleason

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Brain

SPMS: What the Four Letters Mean for You

Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis is what your doctor will say you have. But, really, what does that mean? One writer with SPMS shares what he has learned.

Trevis Gleason
Chronic Life

"You Were Probably SPMS from the Beginning"

Writer Trevis Gleason goes back in time to the day he was diagnosed with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis.

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Recipe/Cooking

Recipes for Your Best Chronic Dinner Party With MS

Hosting – and cooking – a dinner party can be nerve-racking. Now add the complications of MS, and it’s even tougher. But you can do it, and here’s how.

Middle age woman in a painting class.
Living With

Not Every Resolution Must Be Big to Count in the Long Run

With MS, resolving to do just a bit better may be a more reliable path toward achieving your goals.

Man enjoying a massage at a spa.
Living With

10 Things to Consider When Going to the Spa If You Live with MS

Enjoying a day at the spa involves a few more steps when you have MS. Patient advocate Trevis Gleason offers a useful guide to help you get the most out of your experience.

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Living With

What You Should Know About MS and Exercise

Should you exercise with MS? Within one generation researchers went from "don't exercise" to "OMG! Do Something!"

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Living With

Is MS Different for a Man Than a Woman?

When first diagnosed, patient expert Trevis L Gleason thought about his minority status as a man with multiple sclerosis. He doesn’t think about it that way now.

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Tests

Why Participating in an MS Research Study Is Important

Attention MS patients: Anyone taking a medication or following a course of therapy has research to thank. Consider giving back to the body of knowledge.

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Alternative Treatment

5 Ways Your MS Can Benefit From Nature

Nature can't "cure" MS, but it can sure heal a good few aspects of the disease. Here are five ways to access the healing properties of nature for MS.

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Treatment

Tips for Finding the Right MS Doc

Finding the right MS doc requires asking yourself some important questions. Start with these seven and you’ll be on your way to finding a perfect match.