Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - K

ketosis

Definition:

  • ketosis - an abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the body in conditions of reduced or disturbed carbohydrate metabolism such as is found in uncontrolled diabetes mellitus

 

| keratoconjunctivitis | ketosis | kidney calculus | kidney failure | kidney tubular disorder |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Depression, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts have been reported to occur with increased frequency in patients receiving interferon compounds to treat multiple sclerosis, inc. Avonex, Betaseron and Rebif.

MS Drugs

It should be noted that the multiple sclerosis drugs currently in use to treat MS are immunomodulatory. This means the approved drugs used specifically in the treatment of multiple sclerosis have a direct effect on the workings and efficiency of the normal immune system... Read More