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High-fat but healthy diets are recommended, since ALS progresses more slowly in people who are well-nourished

Posted on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 - 15:49, By: Miriam Davidson
People with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) should go ahead and eat foods high in fat and calories, but they also need to eat healthy foods as well, say experts on ALS nutrition who participated in an MDA-sponsored webinar on January 11, 2011.

Regular clinic visits help you maximize quality of life

Posted on Sunday, February 1, 2009 - 14:45, By: Amy Madsen
Scheduling, attending and making the most of follow-up visits at your MDA clinic can make the difference between living with ALS and giving in to it. But oftentimes, people aren’t sure exactly what to expect out of follow-up visits. It’s a mistake, doctors say, to assume that the only purpose of...
Posted on Friday, October 1, 1999 - 17:00, By: ALSN Staff
Robert McMichael is a neurologist at Neurology Associates of Arlington, Texas, where he directs the MDA clinic. McMichael, who was profiled in Quest, vol. 6, no. 2, has limb-girdle muscular dystrophy and 16 years of experience in treating people with neuromuscular disorders, including ALS. Q: What...