Here are some of the most important unanswered questions in Parkinson’s disease research from some of the leading figures in the field. This post first appeared on the Tomorrow Edition website.
How much do I really want to know? It’s a question many diagnosed with Parkinson’s diseases will face a number of times along the way. While you can get some guidance from those that have faced it before, no two people ever walk quite the same road with this disease so ultimately each person diagnosed […]
This post was originally posted on the WPC blog: link. The scientific journal JAMA neurology recently published a viewpoint titled “The Parkinson Pandemic – A Call to Action” 1authored by well-known and highly respected professors and movement disorder specialists Ray Dorsey, M.D. and Bastiaan Bloem, M.D., Ph.D. The article was received with great interest from […]
This post was originally posted on Medium: link. As each year draws to a close, it often becomes time to reflect on the events and memories of the previous 12 months. December for me will always be a significant month in relation to Parkinson’s, because it was the month in which I was formally diagnosed: […]
HEY, over here. Yeah, YOU, my FB friend who might know me through some shared aspect of our professional or personal life. If you didn’t know it before, you are going to know it now: I have PARKINSON’S DISEASE (PD). Why am I telling you this? You need to know that, if you didn’t already […]
Previously published as guest blog by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. And she was right. She casually hit the nail on the head as we chatted by the meat counter in the supermarket. That’s the thing with: illness, tragedy, loss…it’s so not YOU. Neither is a Parkinson’s diagnosis at 46. It’s just […]
This post was originally posted on my website and the infographic with all the dots is available for download and use at the bottom of the page via this link. I see my neurologist twice a year, about half an hour every time. That’s one hour per year in healthcare for my Parkinson’s disease. During the […]