Living with MS is expensive. And if you're curious about how expensive living with MS is, why it's so expensive, and what can be done about it, then you're going to be interested in the results of a study that was commissioned by the National MS Society.
Joining me to talk about what this study revealed and what it means to individuals and families affected by MS are Dr. Bruce Bebo, the Executive Vice-President of Research at the National MS Society, and the MS Society's Executive Vice-President of Advocacy and Healthcare Access, Bari Talente.
We're also talking about a study that reveals a connection between MS severity and geography.
Have you ever wondered why some people develop severe MS while others don't? We're sharing the details of a study that's hoping to answer that question.
And if you're a caregiver for someone who's living with MS, or you're a healthcare provider who interacts with MS caregivers, or you're a researcher interested in MS caregivers, we'll explain why iConquer MS would like just a few minutes of your time.
We have a lot to talk about! Are you ready for RealTalk MS??!
Measuring the financial impact of MS :22
A study shows MS severity correlates to geographic latitude 1:47
A new study will try to understand why some people develop severe MS while others don't 4:13
iConquer MS is expanding to include MS caregivers but first they need your help 7:26
Dr. Bruce Bebo and Bari Talente break down the results of a study that focused on the cost of living with MS 9:56
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RealTalk MS Episode 243
Guests: Dr. Bruce Bebo and Bari Talente
Tags: MS, MultipleSclerosis, MSResea