Archive | February, 2014

Top 10 tips for dental hygiene

February 26, 2014

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A follower recently asked us to address dental care for patients with a movement disorder. We did some research and consulted with Fred Woodlief, DDS, a retired dentist and person with Parkinson’s. Some medications used to treat movement disorders can cause dry mouth as a side effect. This can also be caused by the disorder […]

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Diet Tips

February 21, 2014

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In this edition of the Bennett Minutes video series, Dr. Bennett shares tips for diet and nutrition.

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No two journeys are the same

February 18, 2014

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At the VCU PMDC you can access a variety of paths to meet your unique needs. Don’t worry. We’ll be with you every step of the way. The infographic above visually describes the various aspects of the VCU PMDC.  We’re a hybrid organization with several programs that can be complicated to describe and understand. We […]

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Building a translational pipeline – PD2014

February 12, 2014

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This is a review of the Translational Research Recommendations presented at the  “Parkinson’s Disease 2014: Advancing Research, Improving Lives” conference at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) in early January.  Vicki Humphreys, PMDC Administrator shares with you what we’re learning about the national direction of Parkinson’s research in the United States. The […]

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