April 2017

A.T.O.M.S. Newsletter  –  Vol 30 No 4

Co-Leaders:  Emily & Tom Teasdale  607-2861

Newsletter Editor:  Jody Bukacek  755-5756

Website Guru:  Alan Geiger

NEXT ATOMS MEETING

Sunday, April 9, 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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For our April meeting which is the second Sunday due to Easter, we have Sally Westmoreland from the Lighthouse Sports, Fitness and Health, as our guest speaker. Activities they offer particularly for people with multiple sclerosis will be discussed.

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

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.

April 13 (6:30 pm) Sanofi Genzyme maker of Lemtrada is 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 12 (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 11, (11:30 am To 1:30 pm) – Genzyme maker of Aubagio is sponsoring an educational event titled “Listen, Learn, Live Life With MS” at Bravo! Cucina Italiana; 13810 North Pensylvania Ave.; Oklahoma City, OK 73134. Kimberly Chaney, 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 TR400288 or use the “Info” button link below.

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May 16 (6:30 pm) Sanofi Genzyme maker of Lemtrada is 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.

    

Jul 24 (6:00 pm) Sanofi Genzyme maker of Lemtrada is having an educational event titled “Could Lemtrada Be Right For You?” Tiffany Randel MD will be the speaker. The event will be held at: 3Sixty Restaurant; 5900 Mosteller Dr.; Oklahoma City, OK 73112. For more information and to register by clicking on the “Info” button below; no phone number has been provided.

    

 

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