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G’day from South Australia – 2019

dopey koala

The photo above was taken in my friend’s front yard. I’m told this is what happens when koalas overindulge on gum leaves but I don’t know . . . I read that koalas getting drunk on eucalyptus leaves is a…

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Sinemet CR update and . . . it’s hot!

melting ice cream truck sculpture

I thought the above photo was perfect given the heat we’ve had this last week. Click here to check out the artists’ website.  Travel Time at Cafes Alexandria and Fairfax We’ve been having fun talking about travel and sharing tips…

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Help with Micrographia

micrographia example

Micrographia I often hear people talking about how sad and frustrated they are with how small their handwriting is. The abnormally small handwriting that people with Parkinson’s experience is called micrographia, and can be one of the early signs of…

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Parkinson’s and the Gut Microbiome

I’ve been seeing more and more articles about Parkinson’s starting in the gut. Thank you to Diane Sherman, (Coordinator, The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Resource Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center) for the following information she featured in her newsletter 7/2/19….

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