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Multiple sclerosis patients who are young, male and have mild disability are more likely to be employed, based on a recent analysis of multiple sclerosis registries across North America, Germany, and the United Kingdom.
Sheila DeMelle was diagnosed at age 17 with multiple sclerosis. For most of her life, her MS didn’t slow her down too much. “My disability was invisible. I knew I had it; I knew the symptoms,” but her symptoms weren’t readily apparent.
Nearly one in five patients with a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) was found to be misdiagnosed upon further evaluation at specialized academic centers, according to a retrospective study published in Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders
In Part 2 of our interview, Saray Stancic, MD, discusses her research into the role of nutrition and comorbidities that impact MS symptoms.