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The Continued Journey of a Mom With Young-Onset Parkinson's Disease

The Continued Journey of a Mom With Young-Onset Parkinson's Disease

We first met Jen Bona of Woodbury (formerly Middlebury) a year ago when she shared her compelling story with Mommy Minute.  As a Young-Onset Parkinson's Disease patient, she was struggling to care for her four growing boys.

She said:  "It's like having all the energy sucked out of you and having cement bags put on your legs and arms...it's a horrible, horrible feeling." 

With support from her family, she decided to undergo deep brain stimulation (DBS).  Doctors in New York placed electrodes - connected to a pacemaker-like...

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