Affects Of MS Diagnosis Timing With Dr. Mitzi Joi Williams (Video)

If Black patients are diagnosed later in the disease, it can affect their treatment plan for a couple of different reasons.

One is if there is a significant amount of disease that we see in the brain, and especially in the spinal cord, we may have to treat the disease more aggressively, meaning using some of our very efficacious or very effective treatments to try to slow the progression of the disease.