MS Awareness Week Film Series & Discussion

February 18, 2020

As part of MS Awareness Week, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Bermuda will be hosting a “Film Series & Discussion” at the Bermuda National Library on Tuesday, March 3 and on Thursday, March 5.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in the Bermuda History and Cultural Studies Room: 

A spokesperson said, “MS Focus Presents Research Edge with Dr. Ben Thrower, MD [Oct 2019] – 20 min. Living Well with MS – Round Table Discussion with Doctors Ben Thrower & Guy Buckle [March 2017] – 1 hour 23 min. – Q&A starts at 57:30 min.

“Doctors Thrower and Buckle had a candid discussion with each other of various MS topics as showing below. Attendees heard these Neurologists give their perspectives.

“Program topics include:

  • “Gaining a deeper understanding of MS — Recognizing MS Relapse and Treatment Options —
  • “The rapidly changing MS landscape; Disease Modifying Therapy [DMT] Treatment options and emerging therapies
  • “Communicating your needs with your healthcare team- How? Methods and models
  • “Empowering patients to be active participants in their care
  • “What you need to know about healthy lifestyle choices and overall impacts on quality of life

Thursday, March 5, 2020 in the Bermuda History and Cultural Studies Room:

“Cannabinoids and MS – Ben Thrower, MD and Aryn Sieber [January 2018] 55 min. Dr. Thrower [35 min] Aryn Sieber [20 min.]

“Dr. Ben Thrower and Aryn Sieber of Cannaisseur Brands discuss the ins and outs, and ups and downs of using cannabis and CBD therapies in MS. The history, the myths, the laws, and how to find a good provider of this medicine.”

“Aryn Sieber is founder of Cannaisseur Brands. They manufacture premium medicinal-grade cannabis products using high quality natural ingredients cultivated and harvested by partners in the U.S. MS & Spasticity Dr. Ben Thrower [Oct 2019] – 32 min.

Ellen Hollis, co-President of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Bermuda, will be on hand to answer questions and supply guidance to any seeking information on Multiple Sclerosis and the role of the Society.

Please contact us at if you have any questions about the events. The film series is being held free of charge in the Bermuda History and Cultural Studies Room at the Bermuda National Library on Queen Street in Hamilton.

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