Kizik Shoes were discussed as a very comfortable, affordable and easy to put on option for athletic and casual shoes.
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Barry, who shared that he is a writer and also a college professor, discussed his approach to his diagnosis. For himself, he has found comfort and support in being open and public with his diagnosis. He related a very touching “untied shoe” story where an usher asked him if he needed help tying his shoes while he was attending an event at the Staples Center. This act of kindness has stuck with him.
The anti-inflammatory diet.
Sugar was discussed and natural honey was suggested as an alternative. Some of us wish to avoid sugar and some of us still enjoy their scoop of ice cream.
I found a resource Be Iconic with PD It has some helpful tips on nutrition and Parkinson’s as well as other important topics. NOTE: This page seems to be published by Superrnus Pharmaceuticals but the content is evidence based and seems good.
We discussed the shame and stigma that can accompany a diagnosis of Parkinson’s and that “you are not to blame for your diagnosis!”