The ALSpathways.com Podcast Series from Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America offers patients and caregivers practical advice on a variety of topics related to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. These podcasts provide an overview of ALS and how it affects the body. The podcast series also offers helpful tips for caring for a loved one who has the disease, as well as helping them manage their symptoms.
Each episode is hosted by Jodi O’Donnell-Ames — a former caregiver to her late husband who battled ALS for 6 years. Jodi O’Donnell-Ames is also the founder of a non-profit organization devoted to helping others impacted by ALS.
Over the course of the series, listeners will have the opportunity to take breaks to reflect on what they have learned. During these breaks, listeners will also get to hear additional support tips that may help them prepare for the road ahead.
The information and advice presented in these podcasts are general in nature and are not intended to replace or substitute speaking with your healthcare providers. Please consult your healthcare team with any questions or concerns regarding your medical condition.
Jodi O’Donnell-Ames is not an employee of Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America and was paid by the company to host this series.
ALS: The Basics
Welcome to the ALS Pathways Podcast Series. In this podcast, we’ll discuss the basics of ALS, including the history and science behind the disease. We’ll review different groups of ALS symptoms and learn about tests used to track and monitor progression.
As ALS progresses, you will be faced with important decisions about your health. In the second podcast, we’ll review important strategies to help navigate your disease, including the importance of working with a multidisciplinary care team and tips for managing common symptoms.
Life as a Caregiver
Are you a caregiver for someone with ALS? Learn about caring for a loved one throughout their ALS journey and, just as importantly, caring for your own physical and mental health.
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Much appreciated Podcast
My lifelong friend was recently diagnosed with ALS, and I’d like to thank you for having this podcast available. I’m learning all I can about ALS so I can help my friend through his journey, and I find this podcast extremely helpful. Thank you for taking the time to talk about all you know, it’s very very informative.
Thank you for creating this wonderful resource for people dealing with ALS