My World of Parkinsonian Delights

What's Shakin' in the Blogosphere?

Here’s the latest PD argle-bargle in the blogosphere.  I particularly enjoyed the story about how DBS can improve PD symptoms for up to two years!  TWO YEARS!  Tomorrow makes THREE years since I had the bone markers installed.  June 13 is the third anniversary of the probe implants, and July 3 makes three years since the transmitters were put in my chest.

But it was an… OK… two years…

Now, the news…

In the largest, randomized, controlled study of deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson’s disease, Medtronic DBS Therapy was shown to improve motor function for up to two years in patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease, … — Fri, 04 Jun 2010 11:59:04 -0700
In a major study, investigators have compared how individuals with Parkinson’s disease respond to deep brain stimulation (DBS) at two different sites in the brain. Contrary to current belief, patients who received DBS at either site in … — Fri, 04 Jun 2010 11:55:32 -0700
Parkinson’s disease is yet another situation that any individual does not want to have. The nerves that affect motor movements are affected and become malfunctioned. The symptoms may perhaps start with minor hand shaking or might … — Fri, 04 Jun 2010 10:49:48 -0700
That cancer and Parkinson’s disease did take away a lot but it gave them back family and friends who loudly voiced their love. They will continue to try to laugh and be silly. They will tell you to eat when you are not hungry. … — Fri, 04 Jun 2010 09:56:03 -0700
Last fall I wrote an article on living with Parkinson’s Disease and today I will add an update to it. During my working life I was a trouble shooter in Industry, and I am very good at observations. Living with this disease is about a … — Fri, 04 Jun 2010 09:49:10 -0700

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