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Meeting with neurologist in Spain, after MS Nurse blocked me in UK

People with serious illnesses need specialist medical care. That may be stating the obvious but my experience leads me to believe that it is not always true.
I received my diagnosis of having multiple sclerosis in 2002 in the UK and […]

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‎Self-advocate: Take control of your own treatment

Becoming a self-advocate may be the best way of getting the treatment any MS patient may want.
Stem cell transplants are known as aHSCT or just HSCT, and interest in them as a therapy for MS has never been higher. First […]

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Getting to see neurologist proves not so simple

Ysbyty Gwynedd (Gwynedd Hospital), Bangor, North Wales. Place of my MS diagnosis and later consultations with MS specialist nurse.
Three or so years ago, I was sitting in a North Wales regional meeting of the UK’s MS Society and distinctly remember […]

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Neurologists’ difficulty with HSCT for MS

Concerns are often expressed about difficulties in getting approval or agreement of neurologists for patients with multiple sclerosis to have Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT).
Reports have been published via social media of neurologists telling people with MS that the […]

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Remembering life before MS diagnosis

                         Gwynedd Hospital, Bangor, and the Walton Centre, Liverpool.
Just the other day, someone asked me what my life was like before I had MS – to which I replied that I had the illness some 25+ years before it was diagnosed […]

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