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Jeff Pile

Louisville, Kentucky
I am 36 years old and live in Louisville, Kentucky.  I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in January of 2009 so I am a newbie.  I am learning how to live with this disease each and every day.  I am on Betaseron shots every other day for treatment.  I started a daily blog,... Full Bio
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Vitamin D May Influence Genes for Cancer, Autoimmune Disease by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) TUESDAY, Aug. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have discovered a link between vitamin D and genes related to autoimmune diseases and cancer. The finding may explain ... Read on »
Sunday August 22nd, 2010 by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Happy Sunday everyone! I hope your weekend has been a good one and that your up-coming week will go by fast for you! Kristain and I are going to the Kentucky State Fair tod ... Read on »
FRIDAY! by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Good morning all, welcome to the beginning of another weekend! Summer is finally winding down and man has it been HOT! When it's hot here in Kentucky, it means the Ken ... Read on »
Pediatric MS: School Accommodations for Academic Excellence by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Courtesy of Lisa Emrich/www.healthcentral.com Learning to live with pediatric MS is not easy for your child; it’s not easy for you. One of the most diff ... Read on »
A Good Check-Up by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Today I had my six month check up with my Neurologist and everything looked good! All my vitals were great and all my physical checks were normal. The only thing "nega ... Read on »
FDA Gives Priority Review Status to Application for Oral Cladribine to Treat Relapsing Multiple... by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Jul 28, 2010 EMD Serono has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted and given Priority Review to its application seeking approval to marke ... Read on »
Another Week Has Begun by Jeff Pile 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) It's Monday so another week has begun but right now I don't mind because I'm watching Kentucky basketball! Yup, you heard right, I'm watching UK play the second of 3 exhibi ... Read on »
A Good Weekend by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) A good Saturday as Kristain and I spent the evening in Elizabethtown celebrating my Dad's 60th birthday, which is actually Monday. My youngest mice Rachel didn't come thoug ... Read on »
Faces Of MS Video by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I participated in this local commercial promoting the Kentucky/Indiana Chapter of the MS Society. Since being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in January of 2009, I've t ... Read on »
New hope in fight against multiple sclerosis by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) A “stupid” illness. That is how Barbara Pritoni, 38, from Ferrara, Italy, defines multiple sclerosis. She describes the disease she has lived with since 1991 using an o ... Read on »
A Hot Wednesday by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Hey everyone! It's another hot day here in Louisville and I am exhausted! I had a long, frustrating shoot this afternoon but at least it was indoors and out of this misera ... Read on »
Multiple sclerosis theory dealt a blow by studies by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) A novel theory about the cause of multiple sclerosis — one that quickly led to millions of dollars in research pledges and an increasingly popular, though unproved, treatmen ... Read on »
Hot Monday by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) This is going to be quick because I've had a bad day. I woke up feeling bad, exhausted and I had a small fever. I went to work and did a few things but actually left aroun ... Read on »
Happy Sunday by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Good morning everyone and welcome to Sunday August 8th. It's been a good weekend so far but I haven't felt as good as I did Friday. It's not bad, just a little less than n ... Read on »
The Weekend Is Here! by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Happy Friday everyone and welcome to the weekend! I had a fast week at work which is great and I hope the weekend is the opposite and goes by slow. The heat is on a short ... Read on »
Gene variant may increase severity of multiple sclerosis symptoms by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) A gene named OAS1, oligoadenylate sythetase, was studied by researchers at St.Vincent's University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland and these researchers found that OAS1 may ... Read on »
Wednesday August 4, 2010 by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Hi everyone and welcome to the HEAT! Here in Louisville today, the high reach 102 degrees with a heat index of 112! It's just miserable out still at 8:45! I was inside al ... Read on »
Studies Cast Doubt on New MS theory by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Research has emerged casting doubt on a popular new theory that multiple sclerosis is caused or worsened by blockages in the jugular veins. In separate studies from Germa ... Read on »
It's August! by Jeff Pile Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) August has started with a bang here as the heat and humidity continues. I had a good day at work and it was a fast day which is always nice. I feel pretty good today and I ... Read on »