Patient Contributor

Dan and Jennifer Digmann

Dan and Jennifer share their perspectives on life from a husband and wife who each have multiple sclerosis. He’s walking, she’s rolling. Together, they keep moving forward.

Overview

Living With Condition
21 Years
Published
5 Articles
Location
Mt Pleasant, Michigan

The Michigan couple maintain a nationally recognised blog —DanandJenniferDigmann.com — and host the weekly online radio show “A Couple Takes On MS.” They have spoken in cites nationwide, including Tulsa, New Orleans, Iowa City, Philadelphia, Roanoke and Dallas. Dan and Jennifer co-wrote the book, “Despite MS, to Spite MS” and regularly contribute to various MS publications and websites.

They are MS activists, serve as District Activist Leaders, were inducted into the NMSS Volunteer Hall of Fame for Advocacy in 2015, and in 2017 received the Alumni Service Recognition Award from Central Michigan University.

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History with the condition

Dan and Jennifer both have Multiple Sclerosis and serve as each other’s primary caregiver. Jennifer has secondary-progressive MS; Dan’s is relapsing-remitting. They met at an MS event in 2002, were married in 2005 and have empowered people through their relatable stories of love, empathy, and helping each other to stay in front of the obstacles that MS and life put in their way.

Published Articles

Practicing Gratitude: Being Thankful Despite MS
4 min
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Dan and Jen Digmann

Practicing Gratitude: Being Thankful Despite MS

Maintaining Intimacy and Romance with MS
4 min
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Dan and Jen Digmann

Maintaining Intimacy and Romance with MS

Why We Keep Moving with MS
4 min
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Dan and Jen Digmann

Why We Keep Moving with MS

Our MS Winter Essentials
4 min
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Dan and Jen Digmann

Our MS Winter Essentials

Here Are 7 Things We Want You To Know About MS
4 min
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Dan and Jen Digmann

Here Are 7 Things We Want You To Know About MS

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