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August 1, 2022

Unexpected Grace: DBS Triggered Her Creative Awakening 

The last time Jennifer Thomas, who goes by Niffie, remembers drawing anything, she was in elementary school: “I think I drew a tree,” she laughed.…
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Lists
August 1, 2022

Top 8 Ways to Boost Connection for People with Parkinson’s 

It’s not just an apple a day that can keep the doctor away; socialization can boost your body and spirit, too. Social prescribing—when healthcare professionals…
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Community Voices
August 1, 2022

This Father-Daughter Team Transformed a PD Diagnosis into a Chance to Give Back 

Margaret Preston’s relationship to her dad used to be “pretty standard.” She was the youngest of three, making her, as the baby, the prime recipient…
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Community Voices
July 22, 2022

“The Buzz” – Hot Topics in Movement Disorders

Telemedicine. Social prescribing. Health equity & access. These were the hot topics buzzing around the most recent Pan American Congress in Parkinson’s Disease & Movement…
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Community Voices
July 21, 2022

For this Nurse Practitioner, PD is Personal

When you ask Priya Chaudhari, a nurse practitioner at Washington University in Missouri, why she chose movement disorders as her specialty, she’ll tell you it’s…
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Community Voices
June 29, 2022

Healthcare Providers Wish You Knew…

Last week at our first-ever Advanced Therapeutics in Movement & Related Disorders (ATMRD) Congress, we dove into advanced clinical science with a sold-out crowd of…
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Lists
June 29, 2022

Top 8 Summer Foods for Parkinson’s

While there’s no categorical Parkinson’s disease diet, we do know that eating a diet that is rich in fresh, whole fruits and vegetables has been…
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