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Experts from the Multiple Sclerosis Center at Swedish Neuroscience Institute and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society are bringing this traveling roadshow of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) education and information to Bremerton, Washington.
Where: Kitsap Conference Center Bremerton Harborside
100 Washington Avenue Bremerton, Washington 98337
When: Saturday, November 15, 2014, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
- Comprehensive Care for MS
- Role of MRI in MS Diagnosis and Treatment
- Exercise and MS
- Cognition in MS
- Bladder and Bowel Issues in MS
This class, beginning Friday Novemer 14, 2014, is appropriate for all mobility levels and those new to Pilates. Wheelchairs are welcome. Family members, caregivers, and friends are welcome to ...
Age: 6 years old
Born: Bootsy was ...
A dedicated eighth grade math teacher, wife, and mother of two, Carolyn Phelps did not exactly have the schedule to accommodate triathlon training. But after persuasion from her triathlete neighbor, Carolyn embarked on a year of intense training in order to compete in the Half Ironman in Lake Stevens, Washington this past month. Diagnosed with MS two years earlier, Carolyn made the decision to "keep moving." Competing in an Ironman event was not on her list of things to do a couple of years ago, but with her new diagnosis, she made her mind up to just move. "I don't want it to pass me by," she said. "We want to set a positive example for our children. This was a lifestyle decision, not an event," she explained.
Carolyn is the first to say she never could have succeeded without her family's support. Long runs and late night swims at the local pool caused Carolyn to commit to a tight schedule. Her husband and children were with her every step of the way "Picking up the slack," she said, "and eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches some nights when she could not make it home for dinner." She still gets emotional about it. "I just had so much support."
In preparation for the event, Carolyn's training consisted of ....
In a recent collaborative study completed by the Swedish Multiple Sclerosis Center, University of Washington, and University of Wisconsin, doctors discovered through a more refined magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) process, the amount of myelin lost in the gray matter of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients’ brains may indicate a more severe form of the disease.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has long ...