Helen Bronte-Stewart, MD, director of the Movement Disorders Center at Stanford, was featured on KTVU’s news coverage of deep brain stimulation (DBS). DBS has shown promise in treating Parkinson’s Disease and other conditions. This TV news story discusses how scientists are now using the technology to eavesdrop on problem neural circuits.
This recent Wall Street Journal article notes that only 40-60% of Parkinson’s patients ever seek care from a movement disorders specialist. We are very lucky in Northern and Central California to have a large number of terrific PD specialists. … Full Story>
You have about a week left to raise awareness of PD by speaking with your family, friends, and neighbors about it. Contact a local newspaper, radio station, or TV station about how you are coping with Parkinson’s Disease. Start a blog about positive and negative aspects of Parkinson’s — if you are living with it or caring for someone with PD.