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December 23, 2012

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

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

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 8, 2012

Seeing the Light Helps Parkinsonism Patient Walk

By Stacy Theobald Stacy Theobald

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 10, 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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