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Traveling Tips Part 2: by Maria De Leon

” Once a year, go someplace you have never been before (and discover its beauty & wonder)” Dalai Lama & MDL It seems that since my diagnosis all of our trips and outings are punctuated by mishaps caused by my illness. The great thing is that it is these misadventures which have united us as

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Knee Replacement in Parkinson’s Disease Portends a Poor Outcome Long Term: But Is it Preventable? By Maria De Leon

Lately, it seems that a great number of people that I know with Parkinson’s disease has undergone a knee replacement. I wondered if there was a greater incidence of knee replacement in Parkinson’s compared to other neurological diseases. However, my search did not yield much in the way of statistics as to the actual numbers

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How to Overcome the Fear of Failing Care giving: By Maria De Leon

“What enables a general to conquer and achieve things beyond the reach of ordinary men is foreknowledge” Sun Tzu ‘The Art of War’ Over the last month, I have read and heard much about the needs of the caregiver, the fears of the future for both the patients and caregivers as well as the stresses

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