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Living with Progressive MS: A Webinar for Veterans with MS

Optimal care for individuals living with progressive MS involves several strategies integrated into an overall treatment plan. In addition to managing the disease course, working with your healthcare team to manage symptoms, engaging in preventive care strategies, identifying and treating any co-existing health conditions, and using complementary, nontraditional treatments is important.

This webinar, brought to you by the VA, National MS Society, and Paralyzed Veterans of America, can help you learn strategies for managing your MS in an integrated, comprehensive way and what resources are available to help you live your best life with MS. 

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Disease Modifying Therapies for Progressive MS
Suma Shah, MD - Medical Director, Duke Neurology of South Durham; Director, VA MS Regional Program, Charlotte, NC VAMC

Non-medical Interventions
Melissa Ramirez Knezevic, PT, DPT, NCS, ATP, MSCS - Neurology Clinical Specialist, Bronx, NY VAMC & Desiree Alvarado, MS, OTR/L, ATP - Bronx, NY VAMC

About National MS Society 
Doris Lill, PMP - Director, Healthcare Access, National MS Society

About Paralyzed Veterans of America 
Cheryl Vines, MS - Director, Research and Education, Paralyzed Veterans of America

About VA MS Centers of Excellence 
Angela Young, MBA - Director, Education, VA MS Center of Excellence East