From Peggy: Why I’m at WPC 2013

peggySome might say, “No way!” but I am attending this week’s 3rd World Parkinson Congress in Montreal, Canada.

Many will ask, “Why?” And I say because giving a donation for research is not enough, because being an advocate is not enough, because sharing my story is not enough, because participating in a clinical trial is not enough, because even attending the World PD Congress is not enough, but it shows you that I am serious about finding a cure NOW!

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WPC Roving Reporters: Day One Session Reports

20131001_183332The 3rd World Parkinson Congress includes three days of sessions discussing the latest in Parkinson’s science and care. During day two, PDF reporter and Research Advocate Ronnie Wanetick of Walnut Creek, CA, reported back on two sessions – one covering late stage Parkinson’s and another discussing cognitive symptoms of Parkinson’s.

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WPC 2013 Roving Reporters: Day Zero Science

The 3rd World Parkinson Congress includes three days of sessions discussing the latest in Parkinson’s science and care.

PDF’s reporters are listening in and reporting back to let you know what they have seen and heard. In particular, PDF Research Advocates Kim and Libbe Erickson of Stillwater, MN, were busy yesterday reporting on three sessions – covering treatments such as levodopa, the search for biomarkers and updates on deep brain stimulation. Here are their reports:

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