It’s Clinical Trial Awareness Week

Yep, May 4th – 8th is Clinical Trial Awareness Week, and you know how I feel about clinical trials! I have to admit, two years ago I would have said “it’s what week” but then I received the ‘Diagnosis’ and now I am an advocate for clinical trial participation and for the need to bring the patient to the table with the researcher so all of our needs are met.  Amazing how life changes isn’t it? Regular readers are aware that almost every post, no matter the topic, includes a push for you to sign up for the Fox Trial…

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Walking for Parkinson’s Research

Yesterday was our local Parkinson’s Walk held in Oak Ridge,TN.  The weather websites were predicting rain and thunderstorms, but it turned out to just be a cloudy day. Our local walk is in support of the Unity Walk in New York City and 100% of the funds raised go to the seven major Parkinson’s research organizations.Despite the weather forecast we had a good turnout and raised over $8100 for PD research. I want to again thank all of you who made a donation in support of Mara and me and Team PK Hope is Alive – THANKS! We arrived early…

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