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'ALS Starter Kit' will address equipment evaluations, health care teams, Medicare and other topics for those with a recent diagnosis and their families

Posted on Friday, May 20, 2011 - 14:41, By: Miriam Davidson
Every day in the United States, about 13 people receive a diagnosis of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease). That’s 5,000 Americans a year who are new to this disease. MDA's ALS Division wants to reach out to these people and their families, encourage and support them, and...
Posted on Monday, March 1, 2004 - 07:00, By: Freelance
I was diagnosed with ALS in July 1998. Looking back at almost six years of living with ALS, I can identify a number of coping mechanisms that have helped me immeasurably, as well as a few that would have helped...