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Information Webinar - Nutrition and MS - Thursday 11 June

An online Information Webinar delivered by a professional with a specific interest and a volunteer with lived experience.

About this event

This webinar is on Thursday 11 June at 7pm.

We'll be joined by Emma Wilkinson, Neurology & Critical Care Specialist Dietitian based at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh. Qualified for 10 years she has developed a holistic approach to working with patients and their dietetic treatment both in hospital and community environments.

Emma will give an overview of current general healthy eating advice based on British Dietetic Association & Government recommendations, including current specific guidance on diet and dietary supplements in MS. We'll look at alternative diets aimed at people with MS, address your uncertainties around diet and MS as well as giving you the opportunity to ask Emma questions.

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What will I need to take part? 

All you need to join in is a computer, tablet or phone and a stable internet connection to use the video meeting software (Zoom) that we use.

How do I join the webinar?

First of all, make sure you book your place on Eventbrite. Before the webinar starts we’ll send you an email with a link to the event. We’ll also let you know how to ask questions and make comments.

When the webinar is due to start, click on the link and you’ll be taken to the event. If the session hasn’t started, you’ll see a message to tell you this. Just hang on, and when the session starts you’ll see 2 or 3 people pop up on your screen.

Please note, if you haven’t received our email please check your spam or junk folder.

Can I ask questions?

Usually you’ll be able to ask questions and make comments. The facilitator will let you know how to do this.

Our licence only allows for the first 100 people to ask questions during the event. But you can include a question when you book on Eventbrite, and we’ll send it to the speaker beforehand.

Please note, we can’t respond or offer advice to questions about your specific circumstances or anything relating to your own personal health. If several people ask similar questions we may group them together, but might not answer your specific question.

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