David Allen David was diagnosed with primary progressive MS in 1996. Share this page Share this page on Twitter (opens in a new window) Share this page on Facebook (opens in a new window) Blogs by David Read more blogs from our MS community I didn’t have the option to hide my MS It was different for me as it was so sudden. Within three months of my first symptoms I was in hospital. My walk to stop MS I organised a My MS Walk fundraiser to help researchers find treatments to benefit everyone living with MS. Raising tigers in Hertfordshire I was diagnosed with MS at the beginning of 1996. My symptoms came on quite quickly, and unusually, I was diagnosed with primary progressive MS right from the outset.