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Knowledge Is Power


Knowledge Is Power. Truer words were never spoken, but if you have recently been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) or have a loved one who was recently diagnosed, you may not even know where to begin. Knowledge is Power is your introduction and guide to living with MS.

Denise Belle, diagnosed with Relapsing-Remitting MS in 1996

Denise Belle, diagnosed with relapsing-remitting MS in 1996

"I remember when I was diagnosed I just wanted a guide to tell me what I needed to know, when I needed to know it, in small chunks. Knowledge is Power can be that guide for you and your family."

Stephanie Croswait, diagnosed 2012

Stephanie Croswait, diagnosed with relapsing-remitting MS in 2012

"Each one of us is like a snowflake. And we're all different, and we're all going to be affected in different ways. That was something important for me to hear right away."

Angel Muñiz, diagnosed with Relapsing-Remitting MS in 2002

Angel Muñiz, diagnosed with relapsing-remitting MS in 2002

“When the doctor diagnosed me with MS I sort of laughed… I said doctor, can you speak to me in English because I really don't know what MS is.”

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Knowledge Is Power: Introduction to MS & Personal Stories

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Each module below includes information to help you learn and manage your disease including:

  • videos
  • publications
  • worksheets
  • links to relevant web pages

Navigate these resources and information at your own pace, choosing the topics most relevant to you in the order that works best for you and your situation.

Is your diagnosis unconfirmed?

If you don’t yet have a definitive diagnosis of MS yet, learn what it means to have a possible diagnosis of MS and read about other conditions your health care provider may be trying to rule out.


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