March 2016

A.T.O.M.S. Newsletter  –  Vol 29 No 3

Co-Leaders:  Emily & Tom Teasdale  607-2861

Newsletter Editor:  Jody Bukacek  755-5756

Website Guru:  Alan Geiger

NEXT ATOMS MEETING

Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 2:30 P.M. till 4:00 P.M.

St Stephens Presbyterian Church

2424 NW 50th  (NW 50th & Villa)

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United Access Mobility Systems will be our speaker this month.  MS can present many different challenges when it comes to driving or modifying vehicles.  From simple to complex, there are many options to make life easier.  This time we might even be able to get outside and see close up some of the more complex options available.

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Central Oklahoma Walk MS

Central Oklahoma Walk MS is set for April 30th.  The site will open at 9 AM with the walk starting at 10.  We already have lots of fun activities set up to make this a fun family day.  Be sure to sign up at walkms.org or call 1-855-372-1331.  “We are stronger together.”

Smarty Pants Trivia Night

Mark your calendar for Aug 4th and our 10th Annual Smarty Pants Trivia Night at the Oklahoma History Center; 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive; OKC 73105.  In the past 9 years this event has raised over $200,000!  Along with 3 rounds of trivia, there will be raffles and a wine pull.  Dinner is provided by Fuzzy’s Tacos.  For questions or to sign up contact pamela.hudson@nmss.org or call her at 405-463-4863.

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Can Do MS

Mar 29, (7:00 pm CST – 8:00 pm EST) Can Do MS is having a webinar titled “Home-Based Employment: What Employers Want”.

Learn from home based employers about what they look for when hiring people to work from home.

Please join Paula Vieillet, CEO of Employment Options and Sally Jones Senior Director of WAH Candidate Experience as they help explore the world of home based employment.

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**The webinars listed below do not have any further information at this time.**

Apr 12, (7:00 pm CST – 8:00 pm EST) Can Do MS Webinar: Research Updates.
May 10, (7:00 pm CST – 8:00 pm EST) Can Do MS Webinar: Stress Management & Relaxation.

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OMRF News

OMRF scientist discovers new multiple sclerosis biomarkers.

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Medication Seminars

As an affiliate with the National MS Society, while we do not endorse specific drugs, there are a few educational events coming up that may be of interest to you.

Mar 21, (6:30 pm To 8:00 pm) – Genzyme (Lemtrada) is sponsoring an educational event titled “Getting To Know Lemtrada” and Ronald Murray will be the speaker. It will be held at Olive Garden; 117 Ed Noble Parkway; Norman, OK 73072. For reservations call 1-866-682-7502 , reference program TR3440758 or use the “Info” button link below.

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Mar 23, (11:00 am To 1:00 pm) – Genzyme (Aubagio) is sponsoring an educational event at Johnny Carino’s Italian Restaurant; 2905 West Memorial Road; OKC, OK 73134. Ronald Murray will be the speaker discussing relapsing forms of MS, provide an overview of a once-daily oral therapy called Aubagio, and inform patients of available support. For reservations call 1-866-703-6293, reference program TR3424128 or use the “Info” button link below.

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Mar 31 (6:00 PM To 9:00 PM) – Mallinckrodt Pharmaceutical (Acthar Gel) is sponsoring an educational event at Ted’s Cafe Escondido; 2836 NW 68th Street; OKC, OK 73116. You will learn from an MS healthcare professional about Acthar and hear a firsthand account of a patient’s experience with this treatment. For more information go to: http://www.msrelapseprogram.com/landing/?source=acthar or click on the “Info” Button below and use the “Search By Program Number” using this number MNK0000345. Or call 1-877-219-0410.

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Apr 14 ( 5:30 PM To 7:00 PM) – Rebif is sponsoring an educational event titled “Taking The Mystery Out Of MS”.  Gabriel Pardo MD will be speaking at Ted’s Cafe Escondido; 2836 NW 68 – Pueblo Banquet Room; OKC, OK, 73116. To RSVP call 1-877-969-1722 or click on the “Call: button below.

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Apr 28, (6:00 pm To 9:00 pm) – Genzyme (Aubagio) is sponsoring an educational event at Bellini’s Ristorante & Grill; 6305 Waterford Boulevard; OKC, OK 73118 . Jennifer Smith will be the speaker discussing relapsing forms of MS, provide an overview of a once-daily oral therapy called Aubagio, and inform patients of available support. For reservations call 1-866-703-6293, reference program TR353929 or use the “Info” button link below.

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May 4, (6:00 pm To 8:00 pm) – Shared Solutions (Copaxone) is sponsoring an event “Strength through knowledge: Managing your expectations”, at Van’s Pig Stand; 1991 Tower Dr.; Moore, OK, 73160. Call 800-887-8100 or click on the “Call” button below from your smartphone for more information or to register.

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May 12, (6:00 pm To 9:00 pm) – Genzyme (Aubagio) is sponsoring an educational event at Ted’s Cafe Escondido; 2836 Northwest 68th; OKC, OK 73116. Daniel Bandari will be the speaker discussing relapsing forms of MS, provide an overview of a once-daily oral therapy called Aubagio, and inform patients of available support. For reservations call 1-866-703-6293, reference program TR3539308 or use the “Info” button link below.

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May 19, (6:00 pm To 9:00 pm) – Genzyme (Aubagio) is sponsoring an educational event at Olive Garden; 117 Ed Noble Parkway; Norman, OK 73072. Tania Reyna MD, will be the speaker discussing relapsing forms of MS, provide an overview of a once-daily oral therapy called Aubagio, and inform patients of available support. For reservations call 1-866-703-6293, reference program TR3539348 or use the “Info” button link below.

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