Stand up and be counted during National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month


Here at PatientsLikeMe, every experience counts, whether you’ve just been diagnosed, are trying a new treatment, or managing your symptoms. This month, we’re standing up and focusing on Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a neurological condition that affects 2,500,000 people around the globe—including more than 400,000 in the United States.1

To help raise awareness about MS, the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (MSF) and its partners have named March “National MS Education and Awareness Month.” Together, we can stand up and help those living with MS be counted.

There are many different awareness activities you can participate in over the next few weeks. You can also submit a photo to the MSF as part of their “MS Awareness: Make It Count” contest. You’ll need three things:

If you’ve been recently diagnosed with MS, check out our MS patient interviews and blog posts. And you could also join more than 33,000 people with MS at PatientsLikeMe – it’s one of the largest communities on the site, and there are always some great discussions going on in the MS forum.


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