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Category: Side by Side support groups


A Positive Outlook Helps

American Parkinson’s Disease Association (APDA) Virginia Education Day – September 28, 2019 Karl Robb, wrote about his experience in his blog, A Soft Voice in a Noisy World. Click here to check out his post, A Day of Parkinson’s Education in…

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A visit to Parkinson’s South Australia

The photo above is of a rainbow lorikeet sitting on the railing munching on some seeds – not at all bothered by us humans chatting so close to him. G’day from South Australia – week 2 Every year when I…

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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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