March 2017

A.T.O.M.S. Newsletter  –  Vol 30 No 3

Co-Leaders:  Emily & Tom Teasdale  607-2861

Newsletter Editor:  Jody Bukacek  755-5756

Website Guru:  Alan Geiger

NEXT ATOMS MEETING

Sunday, March 19, 2017 from 2:30 P.M. till 4:00 P.M.

St Stephens Presbyterian Church

2424 NW 50th  (NW 50th & Villa)

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Rebecca Larson, PhD, Assistant Professor, OU Department of Health and Exercise Science, will be our guest speaker. The subject she will be speaking on will be multiple sclerosis and exercise.

NEW! The ATOMSokc website has a SSL certificate; meaning it is a safe secure website. All information leaving the website is encrypted.

Check your address bar for the lock, and notice the address change: https instead of http.

NEW! A “For Sale” page has been added to the menu; so if you have something you want to sell, just use the form on the page and submit it. I’ll post it here and on Facebook, Tumblr and Twitter.

For Sale: Our former leader, Joe Whitaker, has a neighbor selling a lift. For details on the lift and how to contact Joe, click on the button below.

National MS Society Fundraising

April 22, 2017 is the day of the Central Oklahoma Walk MS and registration is now open. The event has moved to the Myriad Botanical Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City. The site will open at 9:00 am and the walk will begin at 10:00 am. Free parking and shuttle service to the event will be available. Click on the “Info” button below for more event information.

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Can Do MS Webinars

Mar 21, (7:00 pm CST) Can Do MS Webinar: “Knowing How to Navigate Leaving the Workforce“.

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Apr 4, (7:00 pm CST) Can Do MS Webinar: “Enhance Your Job Search with Online Resources“.

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Apr 11, (7:00 pm CST) Can Do MS Webinar: “Yoga and Non-Cardio Exercises: Your Allies in Managing MS Symptoms and Improving Overall Health“.

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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 (5:15 pm) Above MS brought to by Biogen,is having a live event titled “The Importance Of Staying On Therapy”. The location of the event is, Mama Roja Mexican Kitchen; 9219 Lake Hefner Drive; Oklahoma City OK 73120. to register for the event click on the “Info” button below or call 1-866-955-9999.

         

Mar 21 (6:30 pm) Sanofi Genzyme (Lemtrada) are having an educational event titled “Could Lemtrada Be Right For You?” Gabriel Pardo MD will be the speaker. The event will be held at: Ted’s Cafe Escondido -Banquet Room; 6900 North May Avenue; Oklahoma City, OK 73116. For more information and to register by clicking on the “Info” button below; no phone number has been provided.

    

Mar 22, (6:00 pm To 8:00 pm) – Shared Solutions® (Copaxone®) is sponsoring an event titled “Empower yourself: How to take a proactive approach”, at the Ted’s Cafe Escondido; 6900 N May Ave.; Oklahoma City, OK,73116. For reservations call 1-800-887-8100.

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Mar 31 (12:00 pm to 1:00 pm) (Check in 11:30 am) Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals (Acthar) is having an event titled “Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Relapse: Making Sense Of The Symptoms And The Science”.  The event is being held at: Iron Star Urban Barbecue; 3700 N. Shartel Ave.; OKC 73118.  The presentation is by: Alok Pasricha MD, Utica Park Clinic. To RSVP call 877-219-0410, use Program ID: MNK0004981

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Apr 5 (5:45 pm To 7:45 pm) EMD Serono,inc. maker of Rebif, is having a live event titled “MS Symptoms, Relapses, and You: Understanding the Relationship”. The location of the event is, Pepperoni Grill; 1000 W Covell; Edmond, OK, 73003 . The speaker will be Gabriel Pardo MD. To register for the event call 1-877-969-1722.

   

April 13 (6:30 pm) Sanofi Genzyme (Lemtrada) are having an educational event titled “Could Lemtrada Be Right For You?” Tania Reyna MD will be the speaker. The event will be held at: The Meat Market Refectory; 2920 Northwest 63rd Street; Oklahoma City, OK 73116. For more information and to register by clicking on the “Info” button below; no phone number has been provided.

    

Apr 20 (12:00 pm) Novartis maker of Gilenya, is having a live event titled “Moving Forward with Gilenya® (fingolim0d): 5+ Years Since US Approval”. The location of the event is, Stella; 1201 North Walker Avenue; Oklahoma City OK 73103. The speaker will be Gabriel Pardo MD. To register for the event call 1-866-682-7491. RSVP by April 20.

   

Apr 21 (12:00 pm) Novartis maker of Gilenya, is having a live event titled “Moving Forward with Gilenya® (fingolim0d): 5+ Years Since US Approval”. The location of the event is, Redrock Canyon Grill; 1820 Legacy Park Drive; Norman, OK 73069. The speaker will be Gabriel Pardo MD. To register for the event call 1-866-682-7491. RSVP by April 21

   

May 16 (6:30 pm) Sanofi Genzyme (Lemtrada) are having an educational event titled “Could Lemtrada Be Right For You?” Tania Reyna MD will be the speaker. The event will be held at: Cattlemen’s Special Event Center; 1325 South Agnew Avenue; Oklahoma City, OK 73108. For more information and to register by clicking on the “Info” button below; no phone number has been provided.

    

 

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