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Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed.

This guide was written specifically for anyone who has just been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, as well as family members and friends. It is designed to help readers learn about the disease and how it may impact their lives.

Drs. Holland and Reingold, vice presidents at the National MS Society, and their Canadian colleague, Dr. Murray, discuss a variety of topics. Methods of diagnosis, possible causes, available treatments, and strategies for coping with MS are covered, as are employment issues, types of MS research underway, and background on participating in clinical trials for MS treatments.

The book includes a glossary of common terms, suggestions for additional reading, and a resource guide.

New York: Demos/Vermande, 1996. 128 pages. Paperback, $21.95 (plus $4.00 shipping & handling, per order). Write: 386 Park Avenue South, Suite 201, New York, NY 10016; tel: 1-800-532-8663.
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Publication:Inside MS
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Date:Mar 22, 1997
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