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Video: Davis Phinney Foundation and Medtronic Raise Awareness of How to Improve Your Life Today for Those Living With Parkinson's Disease
Date:4/9/2009

Olympic Cyclist Davis Phinney, Diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease at A Young Age, Tells His Story about Battling The Disease

MINNEAPOLIS, April 09 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), announced it has joined forces with the Davis Phinney Foundation to raise awareness among individuals with Parkinson's disease and their caregivers about how to improve their lives today. Together, through educational programs focused on daily victories over Parkinson's disease, they aim to increase understanding about the importance of exercise, living a healthy lifestyle and the consideration of various treatment options during April's National Parkinson's Awareness Month and throughout the year.

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The Davis Phinney Foundation's mission is to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson's disease today by providing information and inspiration through research and programs. The foundation was established by Olympic cycling legend Davis Phinney, who was diagnosed with early-onset Parkinson's disease in 2000 and has maintained an active lifestyle through a combination of exercise, a positive attitude and various treatments. In 2008, after thorough consideration, Phinney found additional relief from debilitating tremors and stiff limbs and joints after receiving Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy.

"For years, managing my Parkinson's disease proved to be a daunting task day in and day out," said Davis Phinney, founder of the Davis Phinney Foundation. "Staying active and positive are the main reasons I have been able to maintain a high quality of life. Through our relationship with Medtronic, we have
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