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Parkinsons Prevalence Project

Prevalence Project When a large population of people have a disease like Parkinson’s disease (PD), it’s essential to have accurate numbers of how many people have the disease, where they live and why they have it. This information helps researchers, healthcare professionals, and even legislators determine how many resources should be allocated to addressing and…

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Four Ways to Keep Summer On with PD

Some of my best memories were spent with friends, good food, and new adventures. Living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) can interfere with daily life, but it should not stop you from enjoying new things. This summer, some of the PD community shared some excellent ideas to keep us moving! You can see the article in…

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Speech & Communication With Parkinsons

GIRL TALK with PD For the longest time,  I thought I just had terrible hearing and that no one could hear me speak. Or that I didn’t speak loud enough. One of my best friends and I would joke all the time because we always misheard each other. Girl Talk just wasn’t the same when…

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Fatigue and Parkinsons

Three Things to Motivate You!  “I didn’t get there by wishing for it, or hoping for it, but by working for it.” – Estee Lauder Parkinson’s disease (PD) is mostly known for the symptoms of tremors. But a third of PD patients feel physically or mentally exhausted. This is not a general sleepiness. This is…

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