Disease Diagnosis and Treatment
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory disease of unknown origin that affects the central nervous system. It is the most common disease causing disability among young people. About 3,700 Saskatchewan people are living with MS.
MS Advisory Panel
The Saskatchewan government continues to support research that may provide answers and further the science for people who have MS.
A panel of MS patients and advocates, researchers, medical specialists and representatives from health organizations and the Office of Disability Issues has been established to review various research, education and care improvement options and make recommendations to government in early 2015. See the news release in Related Links, below.
Survey input being reviewed
In late 2014, the panel sought input from people affected by MS and from health care providers who support patients with MS. Input from the public survey is being reviewed to help inform the panel's recommendations.
General information about MS symptoms, risk, diagnosis, treatment and medications.
Information about services and support for people with MS.
News release, November 25, 2014
News release, July 16, 2014.
News release, September 9, 2013.
News release, January 12, 2012.