Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

National Education Series Webinars


To support the community of individuals affected by MS, the MS Society of Canada is developing a series of eight free nationwide webinars. Join us live from the convenience of your home or office for in depth discussions with experts on a variety of topics related to MS.

Anyone who is affected by MS or an allied condition, is welcome and encouraged to participate in this webinar series. Each webinar is designed to provide individuals in our community with information, tools and resources that can be used to help to live your best life with MS.

Please see the information below for dates, topics, speakers and registration information for each webinar. As these webinars will take place over 2016/2017, more information will be provided for future webinars as it becomes available.

If you would like to receive updates on upcoming webinars, please email yenny.yu@mssociety.ca .

Not able to attend one of the sessions? Visit our Archived Webinar page for recordings from past webinars in this series. Recordings are available within 1 week of the live event.

Questions?
Contact Yenny Yu, Assistant, National Programs and Services
1-866-922-6065 ext.3185/ yenny.yu@mssociety.ca

Diet and MS

Date: Sept 20, 2017

Time: 6-7:30 EDT

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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (Pacific Daylight)
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (Mountain Daylight)
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (Central Standard)
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (Central Daylight)
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (Eastern Daylight)
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (Atlantic Daylight)
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM (Newfoundland)

For more information or to register, please click here !

Summary: We explore information related to diet and multiple sclerosis. We will discuss existing evidence for dietary considerations among individuals with multiple sclerosis including evidence for vitamin supplementation. Following discussion, we provide recommendations for modifiable risk factors in multiple sclerosis.

Speaker: Dr. Natalie Parks, MD, FRCPC is a native Haligonian who has recently joined the Division of Neurology at Dalhousie University as an assistant professor. She completed her MD with distinction/Dr. C. B. Stewart Gold Medal in Medicine (2011) and neurology post-graduate training (2016) at Dalhousie University. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (neurology) and has electromyography certification from the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists. Dr. Parks completed a Multiple Sclerosis fellowship at Mayo Clinic, Rochester (2017) and was appointed Assistant Professor Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.

Healthy Living

This webinar will be conducted in French.

Date: Oct 10, 2017

Time: 6:30-8:00 EDT (please adjust for your time zone)

Details and registration information to follow.

MS Fatigue Management (Past Event)

This webinar took place on November 3rd, 2016. To watch a recording of this webinar please click here.

Bladder and Bowel Continence...Meet your Friend, the Pelvic Floor Muscle! (Past Event)

This webinar took place on Jan 31, 2017. To watch a recording of this webinar please click here.

Research Updates (Past event)

This webinar took place on Feb 23, 2017. To watch a recording of this webinar please click here.


Cognitive and brain changes in MS (Past event)

This webinar tool place on March 27, 2017. To watch a recording of this webinar please click here.

MS: Depression, Cognition, and Fatigue (Past event)

This webinar tool place on April 25, 2017. To watch a recording of this webinar please click here.

Alternative and Complementary Therapies & MS (Past Event)

This webinar took place on May 23, 2017. To watch a recording of this webinar please click here.


The MS Society of Canada gratefully acknowledges the support of Biogen who provided an education grant which makes possible the MS Webinar Series.

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is an independent, voluntary health agency and does not approve, endorse or recommend any specific product or therapy but provides information to assist individuals in making their own decisions.