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Plum school group revving up for first car cruise

Tribune-Review - May 16, 2017
Car Cruise participants, (from left), Paul Lucas, of Plum Borough, Cliff Pariso, of Plum Borough, and Jack Eidemiller, of New Alexandria, talk cars at the third annual Corn Cook-Out and Car Cruise to benefit the Transverse Myelitis Association, held at ...

Through physical and mental toughness, Severson returns to competition

Onidawatchman.com - May 24, 2017
At the junior high track meet in Miller on May 14, Landon Severson competed in his first athletic event since being diagnosed with transverse myelitis last fall. As a seventh grade track athlete, Landon competed in distance events. “Last year I ran the ...

Update on Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Medscape - Mar 22, 2017
Hello. I'm Dr Manisha Patel, a medical officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Today, as part of the CDC Expert Commentary series on Medscape, I'll provide an update on acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), which we've been ...

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But you don't look sick: And all the crap you wish people knew about your neurological/auto-immune disorder

by: Lisa Marie
My name is Lisa Marie and I have the fabulous opportunity to give you a peek into the world of someone living with an autoimmune/neurological disorder of whatever sorts. I personally got tagged with Transverse Myelitis and Multiple Sclerosis. It has flipped my, once very active lifestyle, upside down but I refuse to let is keep me down! This book is designed to specifically address all the crap people don’t understand about people living with these ridiculous diseases. Whether your living with it yourself, or are trying to get a better idea of what in the world is going on with your loved one, I hope you’ll find some answers.
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I Will Not Sell Pencils; My Journey, Living with Transverse Myelitis

by: Mike Jezdimir
The Journey of one man's struggle to overcome and persevere a lifethreating illness which, at the age of 17, paralyzed him from the chest down.
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by: Sarah Todd Hammer, Jennifer Starzec
Sarah Todd Hammer and Jennifer Starzec were paralyzed by a rare condition called Transverse Myelitis when they were 8 and 13 years old. You read about what happened when they were first struck by the disease and their journeys to dance and run again in 5k, Ballet, and a Spinal Cord Injury, but that was just the beginning. Now Sarah Todd and Jen are older, and they are learning how to cope with the lasting effects of this disorder. An excellent continuation of the original book, Determination recounts the girls’ lives post-TM from June 2012 to July 2014, and is a story of friendship, as well as one that illustrates how both successes and failures continuously shaped them as they grew and matured.
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My Journey with Idiopathic Transverse Myelitis: My Road to Recovery and Strength

by: Angela Algiere
Transverse Myelitis is a rare neurological condition where the spinal cord becomes inflamed and can cause paralysis; the term Idiopathic means the cause is unknown. This is Angela's journey with Idiopathic Transverse Myelitis from paralysis to walking again.
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Transverse Myelitis: Snapshot of a rare disease

Transverse Myelitis (TM) is an autoimmune condition that affects the spinal cord. It classically can cause weakness, loss of sensation, pain and bowel or bladder ...

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Living with Transverse Myelitis

David Meisinger, 23, a Morningside College senior, talks about how he has lived with Transverse Myelitis and grown from the experience.

Transverse Myelitis

9-year-old female who presented for worsening upper and lower extremity weakness and paresthesias approximately 2 weeks following an upper respiratory ...

Transverse Myelitis

2004 Rare Neuroimmunologic Disorders Symposium Transverse Myelitis (TM) Douglas A. Kerr, MD/PhD, Johns Hopkins University Transverse Myelitis ...