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  • By Lisa Emrich Moderator

    One of the books which I’ve found to be very helpful both when I was newly diagnosed and as I’ve become more experienced is:  Multiple Sclerosis: The Questions You Have – The Answers You Need by Rosalind Kalb.  The book is currently in its 5th edition.

    What’s your favorite MS book?

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  • By mrspunchy

    The Multiple Sclerosis Manifesto [Paperback]
    Julie Stachowiak PhD


    Book Description
    Publication Date: December 22, 2009 | ISBN-10: 1932603441 | ISBN-13: 978-1932603446 | Edition: 1

    Winner of Foreword Reviews 2009 Book of the Year Award!Julie Stachowiak, PhD is the Guide to Multiple Sclerosis. As an epidemiologist who is also a person living with MS, Julie has an in-depth understanding about the scientific developments around MS and the personal side of living with a chronic illness. She has been called the best MS writer on the web. In the Multiple Sclerosis Manifesto Julie has given us a call to self-help, self-reliance, and political action. The book covers such diverse topics as:

    • How to create your personal mission statement
    • How to protect yourself by learning more about medications you are currently taking or considering to take
    • How to determine what you want in a doctor and how to evaluate the doctor you have
    • The importance of celebrating your successes
    • Tips to make disclosing your MS status to friends, family and others easier
    • Finding a support group
    • Learning to stand up for yourself
    • Joining the fight – Adding your voice to the movement

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  • By Beckyk

    Book: My MSAdventures
    By Becky Kennedy
    Published January 14, 2013; Balboa Press
    ISBN: 978-1-4525-6641-2

    This book is a collection of some of my experiences in dealing with the problems of Multiple Sclerosis. Follow along with me as I show you what life is like with MS, attempting to keep a positive attitude through it all. Find out what it’s like being in a wheelchair, riding the handicap bus, spending time in rehab and especially how to laugh about it all.

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