I’ve only recently learned that although African Americans are less likely to be diagnosed with Parkinson’s, they are more likely to experience delays in diagnosis. This is especially true for African American men.
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PD GENEration: Mapping the Future of Parkinson's Disease
This Parkinson's Foundation initiative offers genetic testing and counseling at no cost for people with Parkinson's disease (PD). When you participate, you can help scientists in their journey to better understand how Parkinson's works, leading to new, more effective therapies.
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#Take6forPD Campaign for Parkinson’s Awareness Month
The Parkinson’s Foundation brings Parkinson’s disease (PD) to the forefront with the launch of a new awareness campaign, #Take6forPD. April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month, and efforts to raise awareness and funds are part of the Foundation’s mission to make life better for people with PD, their loved ones and those working toward a cure.