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Multiple Sclerosis For Dummies
     

Multiple Sclerosis For Dummies

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by Rosalind Kalb, Barbara Giesser, Kathleen Costello
 

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Multiple Sclerosis For Dummies, 2nd Edition presents the latest information on new drugs, treatments, and research for multiple sclerosis including:

  • New advances in medicine including coverage of Gilenya, the first oral disease-modifying therapy for MS approved by the FDA, and Acorda, which has released a new drug that manages the symptomatic

Overview

Multiple Sclerosis For Dummies, 2nd Edition presents the latest information on new drugs, treatments, and research for multiple sclerosis including:

  • New advances in medicine including coverage of Gilenya, the first oral disease-modifying therapy for MS approved by the FDA, and Acorda, which has released a new drug that manages the symptomatic issues with ambulation
  • Resources to help patients and clinicians make effective, collaborative decisions regarding emerging MS therapies
  • New data concerning the benefits of resistance training for strength, energy, and mood
  • Updated lifestyle guidelines including more information about the role of vitamin D and sunlight exposure, smoking, and obesity in increasing a person’s risk of developing MS
  • Information on chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI)—a hot topic in the MS community for the past year—and its relationship with MS
  • Updated diagnostic criteria for MS

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118175873
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/08/2012
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
144,271
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Rosalind Kalb, Ph.D., Barbara Giesser, MD, and Kathleen Costello, ANP-BC, have over 80 years' combined professional experience in working with people living with multiple sclerosis. For each of them, MS was, is, and will be their chosen career.

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Multiple Sclerosis For Dummies 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Reddie3611 More than 1 year ago
This book helps with all the question you have and the one question you were too embrassed to ask. A must have, for all those diagnosed with MS.
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