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Fall feast: 3 ‘Parkinson’s-friendly’ recipes + cooking tips

Are you living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and looking for some dishes for Thanksgiving or another fall feast? Or just to boost your appetite? Our friends at Community Servings — a Boston-area nutrition and meal delivery organization for people with health conditions — handpicked three tasty recipes with a healthy balance of nutrients for people with PD. …

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Food for thought: What GERD means for digging in on Thanksgiving

It’s GERD Awareness Week — and it’s also Thanksgiving week. To a lot of folks, this means a holiday feast with all the trimmings: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, pies and other rich foods. But for people living with gastroesophageal reflux disease — over 4,650 here at PatientsLikeMe — it might mean something different. The most common symptom …

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More than heartburn: GERD awareness around Thanksgiving

To a lot of folks, this time in November means a holiday feast with all the trimmings – turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, pies and other rich foods. But for people living with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), it might mean something different. Today marks the beginning of the 17th Annual GERD Awareness Week (November 23-29). GERD is …

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What’s Positive About Disease?

It may seem counterintuitive, but according to some of our members, there are actually some good things that can come out of being diagnosed with a serious illness.  In the spirit of Thanksgiving – a time when many people are reminded of all the things they have to be grateful for – we thought we …

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Up Your Awareness of GERD Before Chowing Down This Thanksgiving

GERD Awareness Week, now in its 14th year, takes place November 18-24, 2012.  Yes, the week of Thanksgiving. Given that many Americans celebrate this holiday with big meals (followed by seconds and thirds!), it’s the perfect time to spread the word about gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), which can cause chronic heartburn and acid regurgitation as well …

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What Patients Are Thankful For

Thanksgiving is a time for remembering all the reasons you have to be grateful.  For patients who face numerous health challenges, this can mean reminding yourself of all the things you have gained – not lost – since your diagnosis. One theme that we’re especially proud to hear our 120,000+ members express is how thankful …

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Happy Thanksgiving! PatientsLikeMe MS Patient Spotlight: FeliciOlivar

At PatientsLikeMe, we believe in getting to know the person, not just the “patient.” That’s why we’ve decided to interview one patient each month to find out more about how he or she approaches life. This month we are pleased to feature FeliciOlivar, a two-star member. 1. What are you thankful for? I am thankful …

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PatientsLikeMe Parkinson’s Patient Spotlight: Lynette1400

At PatientsLikeMe, we believe in getting to know the person, not just the “patient.” That’s why we’ve decided to interview one patient each month to find out more about how he or she approaches life. This month we are pleased to feature Lynette1400, a two-star member. What are you thankful for? A loving husband and …

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