Make a Difference in Your Life with These New Year's Resolutions in 2019

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Parkinson's Foundation

New Year’s resolutions are an opportunity for reflection, change and improvement. Take the time to plan for the year ahead with a fresh, clear outlook and approach these upcoming 12 months with measurable goals in mind!

If you haven’t set your goals for 2019, these ideas will inspire you to take on something special, positive and new: 

Pledge to Be Physically Active

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Tips for Daily Living

Metabolic Syndrome & Increased Parkinson’s Disease Risk

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Parkinson's Foundation

All Science News articles summarize a research study and are not an official opinion, endorsement or position of the Parkinson’s Foundation’s.

Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) is a group of conditions that occur together that result in insulin resistance and increase the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. According to a new study, MetS may be associated with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

While MetS can be prevented, controlled, treated and even reversed. It is not always easy to treat, since it is a cluster of five interrelated risk factors:

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Science News

We Answer the Most Frequently Asked Parkinson’s Foundation Helpline Questions

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Parkinson's Foundation

To offer more support to the nearly one million people in the U.S. living with Parkinson’s disease (PD), the Parkinson's Foundation has expanded its Helpline hours. You can call with the Helpline with your PD questions at 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636), in English and Spanish, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET.

The Parkinson’s Foundation Helpline provides guidance on:

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Tips for Daily Living

The Latest in Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease

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Parkinson's Foundation

Eating well can help you take control of your health. In fact, choosing to eat healthy foods can improve your Parkinson’s disease (PD) symptoms. And some research suggests that sound nutritional choices could have disease-modifying effects, meaning that they could potentially slow PD progression. Changing your eating habits can be a challenge, but there are many small adjustments you can make to your diet that will add up to big benefits.

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Research Round Up

“The Parkinson’s Pandemic: A Call to Action”

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Parkinson's Foundation

All Science News articles summarize a research study and are not an official opinion, endorsement or position of the Parkinson’s Foundation’s.

JAMA Neurology, “Viewpoint”, 11/13/17

Authors: E. Ray Dorsey, MD, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY; and Bastiaan R. Bloem, MD, PhD, Radboud University Medical Center, Department of Neurology, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

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