Research shows that about 50% of the people living with MS will develop another chronic health condition, or comorbidity, in their lifetime. Whether it's high blood pressure, diabetes, or something else, living with comorbid conditions adds extra challenges to living with MS.
Joining me to discuss how comorbidities affect people living with MS and what you can do to avoid developing some of those comorbidities is one of the leading experts on the subject, Dr. Ruth Ann Marrie.
We're also talking about why a Phase 2 clinical trial for a prospective MS disease-modifying therapy got a do-over.
We'll share some very encouraging news about how the enrollment for a new study turned out.
We'll also share results from a study in the U.K. that remind us why everyone living with MS needs to be vaccinated and boosted.
We'll give you the registration info for this year's series of First Descents (no cost!) outdoor adventures for young adults living with MS.
And we'll tell you how to register for the National MS Society's virtual 2022 Public Policy Conference.
We have a lot to talk about! Are you ready for RealTalk MS??!
GeNeuro completes Phase 2 clinical trial for Temelimab — again! 1:29
The CONNECT study connects with all the right participants 3:56
U.K. study results provide one more reason for everyone with MS to be vaccinated 5:57
Registration is now open for First Descents outdoor adventures for young adults living with MS 7:56
MS Society opens registration for this year's virtual Public Policy Conference 9:32
Dr. Ruth Ann Marrie discusses comorbidities and MS 11:56
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RealTalk MS Episode 232
Guests: Dr. Ruth Ann Marrie
Tags: MS, MultipleSclerosis, MSResearch, MSSociety, RealTalkMS