Author: defeatparkinsons

Los Tulipanes Rojos: Símbolo Perfecto By Dr. De Leon

“Un tulipán no se esfuerza para impresionar a nadie. No batalla para ser diferente de una rosa. No tiene que hacerlo pues es diferente. En el jardín hay lugar para ambos…por lo tanto solo esmerence en ser sí mismos, en hacerlo no podrán evitar brillar.” Marianne Williamson Al celebrar nuevamente el mes del Parkinson al

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Raising PD awareness ONE shuffling Step at a time. By Dr. De Leon

As we approach Parkinson’s Day on the 11TH of this month, I am reminded how far I and others have come in this journey with PD.  I am more determined than ever to continue the fight against Parkinson’s disease both on a personal level as well as a collective effort. As a physician, and patient

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El Por qué de la Importancia de Nuestra Participación en los Estudios de Genética:Por Dra. De León

Cuando escuche la gran noticia de que se expandiría el estudio genético (LARGE-PD) gracias a la generosidad de la fundación de párkinson (PDF- Parkinson’s Disease Foundation) aquí dentro del país con los nuestros, me desborde de alegría. La ocasión de celebración es doble para mí pues hay varias personas en mi familia con problemas de

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Does PET THERAPY Have a Role in Parkinson’s disease Care? By Maria De Leon

Aside from the fact that I have always had allergies to both cats and dogs I never really had much free time to devote to having a pet. I often noticed how people with pets seemed so happy always treating their mascots as part of the family but never fully understood this bond until recently.

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