About MS Mondays
“Because Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that affects so many people in so many different ways, we wanted to do something to increase awareness and to provide a place to find helpful information and inspiration at the same time. Many of UroMed’s patients are affected by MS and we hope this series serves as valuable tool for them and anyone wanting more information on the disease”, says UroMed Director of Marketing Lisa Wells.
About Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that attacks the central nervous system. Symptoms vary from person to person and can range from mild to severe. Common symptoms include numbness, fatigue, and walking/coordination problems.
• More than 400,000 people in the United States have MS.
• About 45 percent of the people with MS are not severely affected by the disease.
• Diagnosis of MS is usually between 20 and 40 years of age.
• MS affects more women than men.
• MS does not significantly affect life span.
• There are four types of MS: relapsing-
• Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of MS.
*Statistics courtesy of the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.
For more information on how UroMed can help those with MS, visit http://www.uromed.com/
Headquartered in Suwanee, GA [a suburb of Atlanta], UroMed is one of the nation’s leading providers of single-use catheters, urological and disposable medical supplies, including intermittent catheters, closed system catheters, condom catheters, pediatric catheters and continence care products. Most of UroMed’s customers experience urological or incontinence issues due to conditions like Spinal Cord Injury, Spina Bifida, Transverse Myelitis or Multiple Sclerosis. Many of UroMed’s employees have a personal connection to understanding their customers’ urinary health and incontinence needs, as 20% of UroMed’s customer care associates either has a disability or has a family member with a disabling condition.
UroMed is nationally accredited for Medicare reimbursement and most state Medicaid plans, and partners with private health insurance providers and health plans to provide patients with single-use catheters, catheter kits and incontinence products. UroMed also has seven staffed regional offices located in and around the following metro areas: Greenville, SC; Jacksonville, FL; Dallas, TX; Knoxville, TN; Richmond, VA; and Baton Rouge, LA; enabling next-day delivery after a customer’s initial medical supply order. For more information, please visit http://www.uromed.com or call 1-800-841-1233.
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