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Practical Strategies for Living a Happer Life with Parkinson’s

Dr Michael Okun was interviewed about the topic of “Practical strategies for living a happier life with Parkinson’s”. Dr Okun is a worldwide recognized leader on Parkinson’s disease, is the distinguished Professor of Neurology and Director of the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at the University of Florida Health.

Essential Tremor: Evolving Innovations in Treatment Advanced Options

Essential tremor is the most prevalent movement disorder, affecting up to 4% of the general population. Although the exact cause remains largely unknown, about half of all cases are familial, and transmission is most consistent with an autosomal dominant mechanism. Essential tremor progresses slowly over time and can result in…

UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON’S DISEASE WITH DR. MICHAEL OKUN

Millions of people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s disease. Yet, despite its prevalence, there’s a lot of confusion and misunderstanding surrounding it. In this installment of Keeping the Well in Well-thy, Barbara Archer, and renowned neurologist Dr. Michael Okun, discuss the intricacies of Parkinson’s disease. They explore the wide range…

Addressing Diversity Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease Treatment

Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, MD, discusses the challenges when it comes to diversity when treating Parkinson’s Disease. He shares how to recognize the clinical symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease, characterizes the challenges that diverse populations experience when seeking care and discusses ideas on how to increase diversity in clinical practices. https://neurology.ufl.edu/wordpress/files/2022/04/uf_health_shands_ufhs057.mp3…

Tenecteplase for Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke

Christina Wilson, MD, compares and contrasts alteplase and tenecteplase for acute ischemic stroke. She characterizes the population of stroke patients that may benefit most from tenecteplase treatment and she helps us to recognize potential barriers to tenecteplase implementation. https://neurology.ufl.edu/wordpress/files/2022/04/uf_health_shands_ufhs062.mp3…

The Latest Advances and Innovation in Parkinson’s Disease Treatment

Michael Okun, MD, and Kelly Foote, MD, offer an update on DBS and Parkinson’s. They share the UF Research Study: Home-management of DBS settings and their recent clinical trial which is focused on patients being able to have their device systems at home, not in the clinic, which makes this…

From Florida discusses Alzheimer’s

Welcome to From Florida, a podcast where you’ll learn how minds are connecting, great ideas are colliding and groundbreaking innovations become a reality because of the University of Florida.

Too Much or Not Enough: Dyskinesia and “Off” Time in Parkinson’s

Join The Michael J. Fox Foundation and UF’s own, Dr. Ashley Rawls as part of an expert panel to discuss common Parkinson’s issues — “off” time and dyskinesia — and how to treat them. “Off” time is when symptoms return between medication.    Dyskinesia is uncontrolled, involuntary movement. They cover…