MyMSTeam and MSWorld Announce Alliance

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Collaboration Extends Further Support to Multiple Sclerosis Community

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MyMSTeam, the social network for those living with multiple sclerosis, announced today that it has formed an alliance with MSWorld, a leading multiple sclerosis support organization and community. Together, the organizations will continue their pledge to empower people living with multiple sclerosis.

“We are proud to align with MSWorld, an organization that has pioneered the way for those living with MS to find resources and vital information,” said Mary Ray, co-founder of MyMSTeam. “MSWorld shares our passion for bringing together the best MS resources and contributing collectively to the greater MS community. MS is a chronic condition that is filled with more questions than answers. Our complementary services work together to bridge that information gap and provide the MS community the support they need from those who ‘get it’.”

MyMSTeam is the fastest growing social network for those living with MS with more than 6,000 users since it launched in April 2013. At MyMSTeam, people can search and connect with others who are living with MS and have faced the same personal experiences, challenges, treatment options, are the same age and even in the same city. The community is designed so that those living with MS can build real connections and share perspectives and information with others who truly understand the day-to-day challenges of living with MS.

“Ending the isolation that people experience when diagnosed with MS has always been our mission at MSWorld,” says Kathleen Wilson, Founding President. “When we launched our site in 1996, we learned the power of peer support and today we are striving to meet the same needs, worldwide in a socially responsible and current way. Offering live chat, message boards and extensive resources, we continue to implement technology that fosters connections and greater access to information and services. Our alliance with MyMSTeam supports our continued mission of serving those living with MS and brings greater benefits to a community in need.”

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About MyMSTeam
MyMSTeam is a social network for those living with Multiple Sclerosis in the United States. On MyMSTeam, it is easy to find and connect with others just like you, share tips and support, ask and answer questions, and find first-hand referrals of great providers and MS specialists. MyMSTeam was founded in April 2013. The site is the third health social network created by MyHealthTeams, a San Francisco-based company. MyHealthTeams makes it easy for people to build an online support network by connecting with one other and discovering the best providers around them. MyHealthTeams’ flagship site, MyAutismTeam, launched in December 2011 and has over 47,000 registered parents of kids with autism from across the country. To learn more, visit http://www.MyHealthTeams.com.

About MSWorld
We are here to provide support and educational information to people living with multiple sclerosis worldwide. MSWorld offers chat rooms, message boards, a Resource Center, Conference Center, and Creative Center to showcase world news about MS treatments etc. and creative expression from the many talented artists among our members. Additionally we offer social networking connections on Facebook and Twitter. Our CafePress store located on the right side of our website helps to support MSWorld while you shop. We welcome your contributions and most importantly, appreciate you becoming part of a community that share your day-to-day challenges of living with MS. All volunteers who manage the MSWorld website have been diagnosed with MS or care for someone who has. We understand what it means to live with this disease and we are here to support each other in any way that we can.

MSWorld is very unique because it has been a Patients Helping Patients organization from the beginning, in 1996. We are committed to helping people out of isolation and into a place off current and accurate information. We believe that knowledge is power and peer support is invaluable. MSWorld is the largest patient run online support site worldwide, with a membership of 90,000, growing on average at a rate of 1,500 new registrations each month.

We strive to provide a safe and comfortable environment by maintaining a G-rated site and offering the latest information and referrals for you. We hope you enjoy being a part of this vital community. For more information, visit http://www.msworld.org.

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