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Items Tagged ‘Parkinson’s Disease’

December 23rd, 2012

Repaying a gift: Scholarship recipient says thanks in a special way

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

What goes around … Joe Lueken got control of his tremors thanks to a new technique and a student he had helped with a scholarship.

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Tags: 2983, 3872, Deep Brain Stimulation, Dr. Jeremy Fogelson, Joe Lueken, Mayo Clinic, Parkinson's Disease, tremors


March 8th, 2012

Seeing the Light Helps Parkinsonism Patient Walk

By stacytheobald stacytheobald

It began with a headache in 2007. That was followed by weakness on his left side, a slight slurring of his speech and tremors. Doctors thought Wayne Puckett, then 42 and a father of five, had suffered a stroke. But over the next two years, the headaches persisted. Complicated migraine was the new diagnosis. But […]

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Tags: 2983, 5292, 5334, Parkinson's Disease, Parkinsonism, stroke, Wayne Puckett


February 10th, 2010

Head and shoulders above the rest

By CSMMayo csmmayo

My 80-year old mother saw Dr. William Tatum in Neurology last week. She suffered a fall at home, resulting in several broken bones and a brain injury. From the minute he walked in the door, Dr. Tatum was positive, upbeat and professional. He spent time understanding her history and making prioritized recommendations for her care […]

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Tags: 2983, 3872, 5292, 5334, Deep Brain Stimulation, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Parkinson's Disease, Patient Story


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