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Who has parkinsons disease and RA?

2009 I was diagnosis with Parkinson Disease.
In 2011 I was diagnosed with RA, 2012 my husband died after a short illness.
In 2013 sold my 5 bedroom house in the country moved into a mobile home.
In 2014 moved to senior retirement community.
May 2014 Deep Brain Stimulator put in for Parkinson Disease = PD.
Early 2016 did a VECTRA test wow stared on
Remicade after 5 years or Plaquenil, Sulfasalazine, include adding MTX.
So, now I am living in a Nursing Home. I will be 64 in a few days I am able walk, sometimes with a walker for PD. God has given me a plate full but I still keep going!! There is more but I wont go into all that.

I will publish this now and stop.

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Comments

  • Erin Rush moderator
    2 years ago

    Wow, ddeb! You have been through a lot in the past eight years! I am so sorry for the loss of your husband. It sounds like you have weathered all this upheaval with your positivity intact, which is great! I am not aware of any community members that have both RA and PD, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t here. We have many members that deal with comorbidities, like Lupus, Fibromyalgia, and others. We recently launched a sister site dedicated to Parkinson’s Disease — https://parkinsonsdisease.net/. You are welcome to participate in both communities, if you would like. I hope you are enjoying the facility you are living in at this time. I know some nursing homes are quite nice and have a lot of great activities for residents. I am glad you are able to walk! And Happy (early) Birthday! May your next year be filled with happiness, peace, and no progression of RA or PD! Best, Erin, RheumatoidArthritis.net Team Member.

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