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WHILE HER COLLEAGUES ARE COUNTING DOWN THE DAYS, Rebecca Alves is one kindergarten teacher dreading the end of the school year. She suffers from a rare autoimmune disorder called Devic’s disease and has been told by her insurer that on July 1 it will stop paying for the $12,000-a-month infusions she’s been taking for seven years.

The prevalence of neuromyelitis optica in South East Wales.

About APTA ? The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a national professional organization representing more than 74,000 members.

The NSCIA Difference Founded in 1948, the National Spinal Cord Injury Association is the nation’s oldest and largest civilian organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for hundreds of thousands of Americans living with the results of spinal cord injury and disease (SCI/D) and their families. This number grows by thirty newly-injured people each day. At NSCIA, we educate and empower survivors of spinal cord injury and disease to achieve and maintain the highest levels of independence, health and personal fulfillment

OBJECTIVE: To explore the relationship between serum lipoproteins and clinical presentations of NMO patients. To investigate the differences of serum lipoprotein levels between NMO and MS patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Serum lipoprotein levels were measured in 56 NMO patients, 53 MS patients and 54 health subjects.

OBJECTIVE: To assess the features of pain and its impact on the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in neuromyelitis optica (NMO). METHODS: We analyzed 37 patients with NMO or NMO spectrum disorders seen at the Department of Neurology, Tohoku University Hospital, Sendai, Japan, during the period from November 2008 to February 2009

Background:  The burden of multiple sclerosis (MS) includes fatigue, depression and worsening of health-related quality of life (HRQOL).