In April 2014 J. K. Rowling spoke with BBC Radio 4 on ‘Multiple Sclerosis, women and Scotland‘. She talks about her mother’s aggressive form of multiple sclerosis (beginning at 2:10). You can listen here.
One interesting fact that I learned: Scottish women have the highest incidence of MS in the world. That is uncomfortably close to home, as I am of direct Scottish descent.
Thanks to BBC Radio 4 for the audio.