The Motivator 2018 Archives

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MSAA’s magazine highlights and explains many vital issues of importance to our readers affected by MS. These include cover and feature stories about a variety of topics such as depression, assistive technology, the role of pets and service animals, parents with MS, and clinical trials, to name a few. Columns appearing in each issue include “Ask the Doctor,” “Research News,” “Symptom Awareness,” “Health and Wellness,” and others. This publication addresses the physical, emotional, and social issues that arise with MS, and provides information and support to many of those affected by this disorder.

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The Motivator – Summer/Fall 2018

Cover Story:

  • Revealing the Mysteries behind Magnetic Resonance Imaging: An overview of the MRI for individuals with MS – how it works, what it shows, the challenges it presents, and how the MRI is used to monitor disease activity.

Also in this issue…

  • CMSC’s Proposed 2018 Revised MRI Guidelines
  • The Safety of Contrast Agents

The Motivator – Winter/Spring 2018

Cover Story:

  • Finding Direction When Newly Diagnosed: Topics include MS basics, treatment options, details on symptoms, relationships, employment issues, SSDI, and more.

Also in this issue…

  • New details about MSAA programs
  • Team MSAA endurance events and other fundraisers

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