Living Well with Parkinsons Disease

Dancing in the Rain: Lessons Learned on my Personal Journey with PD (more at Copyright 2013-20 Sheryl Jedlinski

We teach doctors how to treat us

Dr. Phil used to say, “We teach people how to treat us.”  Nowhere is this more true than in the medical community. Against my better judgment, I recently gave up … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · 3 Comments

Pondering difficult questions about our future

I met Peggy Willocks when I was a “newbie” lurking on Brain Talk. She pushed me out of the shadows and convinced me to join the Pipeliners, one of the … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · 5 Comments

Why we still have no cure for PD

The most eye-opening factoid I took away from the 2013 World Parkinson Congress (WPC) is that almost one-third of all clinical trials fail to enroll enough participants to get off … Continue reading

October 6, 2013 · 5 Comments

WPC delivers message of hope and perseverance in fight against PD

There was a feeling of electricity in the crowd at the opening ceremony of the third World Parkinson Congress in Montreal. Some 3,150 attendees — doctors, researchers, allied health professionals, … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · 3 Comments

Spontaneous reunions at WPC 2013

I admit that initially I was hesitant about attending the 2013 World Parkinson Congress here in Montreal. I wasn’t sure that I wanted to see, hear, and talk about Parkinson’s … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · 5 Comments

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