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This book was developed in conjunction with can do Multiple Sclerosis, a leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs for people with MS and their support partners. Leveraging the powerful legacy and principles of former Olympian and organizational founder Jimmie Heuga, Can Do MS has helped thousands of people living with MS reclaim a sense of dignity, control, and freedom by empowering them with the knowledge, skills, tools, and confidence to transform ...

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Overview

This book was developed in conjunction with can do Multiple Sclerosis, a leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs for people with MS and their support partners. Leveraging the powerful legacy and principles of former Olympian and organizational founder Jimmie Heuga, Can Do MS has helped thousands of people living with MS reclaim a sense of dignity, control, and freedom by empowering them with the knowledge, skills, tools, and confidence to transform challenges into possibilities.

This book Reflects the Organization's One Simple Belief: You are More than your MS.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781936303182
  • Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing, LLC
  • Publication date: 7/18/2012
  • Edition description: Original
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 184
  • Sales rank: 1,402,124
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.82 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

Patricia Kennedy has been working in the field of MS since 1987. For most of her MS career she has been providing patient care. Pat is President of the International Organization of MS Nurses. In addition, she serves as a Clinical Consultant for the National MS Society and is a member of the Client Education Committee. She is active in the Consortium of MS Centers and is on the editorial board of the International Journal of MS Care. In addition, Pat is the Nurse Educator for Can Do MS.

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Table of Contents

Contributors ix

Foreword Kelly Heuga Hamill xiii

Acknowledgments xv

Introduction xvii

1 Motivating and Goal Setting David Engstrom 1

2 Teamwork for a More Complete Health Care Randall T. Schapiro 17

3 Living with the Challenge Peggy Crawford 25

4 Mood and Cognition Rosalind Kalb Ann Mullinix 45

5 Symptom Management Barbara S. Giesser Ann Mullinix 67

6 Physical Activity and Exercise Programs Andrea White Sue Kushner Ann Mullinix 83

7 Eating Well, Eating Easy Baldwin Sanders Ann Mullinix 103

8 Caring for Total Health Patricia Kennedy 119

9 Support Partners Rosalind Kalb 129

Epilogue 151

Index 153

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  • Posted August 26, 2012

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    This generally isn't my type of book, but I just loved it. It wa

    This generally isn't my type of book, but I just loved it. It was
    extremely easy to understand and follow. I think it would be beneficial
    for anyone with MS or anyone who knows or loves someone with MS. It's a
    great guide on how to take back your life and live it to the fullest!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 21, 2013

    MS resource

    This book provides a lot of ideas for people with MS and the caregivers. Good resource to add to my books and magazines.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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