- The importance of getting an early and accurate diagnosis
- Why it’s key to rule out other diseases that can look like MS
- How MS can also coexist with other conditions
- How MS progresses and how it’s affected as you age
While there isn’t yet a cure for multiple sclerosis (MS), early diagnosis can make a huge difference. Learn why that’s important in a free webinar led by renowned expert Patricia Coyle, MD.
In this webinar, you’ll learn to recognize early signs of MS and the ins and outs of diagnostic testing. You will also learn the benefits of starting treatment upon diagnosis. At the end of her presentation, Dr. Coyle will answer questions from viewers.
Whether you have been recently diagnosed, are a caregiver, or are interested in learning more about MS, this is a must-attend session.
Laurie Keefer, PhD, is an academic health psychologist and the director for psychobehavioral research within the Division of Gastroenterology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City.She specializes in the psychosocial care of those living with chronic digestive diseases, specifically inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn's or ulcerative colitis.
Keefer's clinical and research interests focus on IBD disease self-management, gut-directed hypnotherapy, resilience, the psychosocial care needs of emerging adults with chronic disease, and cognitive behavioral therapy. She’s a sought-after speaker and mentor. She chairs the Division of Psychogastroenterology within the Rome Foundation and is on the Council of the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society.