Tag Archive | "National MS Society"

MR Not MS

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

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      According to the National MS Society, multiple sclerosis is at least two to three times more common in women than men.   For the overwhelming majority of female patients, the abbreviation MS is fitting as MS, like Mrs & Miss, is also a proper greeting.     But as one of the […]

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We’re #2!

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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      C’mon, all together now…   “We’re #2, hey!   We’re #2, Yeah!”   Yes, that’s right.  According to the National MS Society, multiple sclerosis is the second most expensive disease to treat. Only congestive heart failure ranks higher.     The average health cost per family living with MS is about $70,000 […]

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MS Fact Or Fiction

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

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Like any disease, multiple sclerosis has its share of misinformation being circulated by word of mouth or via the Internet. While many, more credible sources, word to dispel the major myths of MS, here at My Odd Sock, we are busy clearing away the lesser known hearsay of our disease. With that, we present “MS […]

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My Odd Sock Final Exam

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

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It’s the end of the school year. And time to take your final exam. Let’s see how much you know about multiple sclerosis…and what you have learned from this web site.  (Really?  Are you kidding me?) Let’s begin….. Name ______________ Question #1 This picture represents… A)   “Sticky”, Hallmark’s mascot for Secretaries day. B)   […]

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Things I Miss

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

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  Please enjoy this retread My Odd Sock.  (I enjoyed reading it for a second time–and I wrote it!)     I love lists.  I love to read lists.  Give me a list of the top ten reasons to do whatever and I am as engaged as a dog staring at something shiny.   I […]

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MS Mind Games

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

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    Multiple Sclerosis has taken a lot from you. Maybe it’s your balance…ability to walk…your vision …or bladder control.  Or maybe you are one of the lucky few where MS has taken all of the above!  (Too bad you weren’t that lucky with a lottery ticket!)   Swallowing some pride, many of these problems […]

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