Researchers Want to Know: How Does Parkinson’s Impact Your Finances

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Parkinson's Foundation

As members of the Parkinson’s community know well, the disease often comes with increasing costs for patients, their families and care partners. While some of these expenses are tangible, such as insurance co-pays, others are more difficult to quantify, such as taking time off work.

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Raise Awareness

We Compiled the Most Popular Parkinson’s Questions and Answers In One Place

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Parkinson's Foundation

As your Parkinson’s disease (PD) journey evolves, so do your questions about symptoms, treatment options, research and medications. Whether you live with Parkinson’s or care for someone who does, you are not alone in looking for answers to your big PD questions.

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Tips for Daily Living

Help Cure Parkinson’s Disease: Please Don’t Waste the Golden Year

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Parkinson's Foundation

This isn’t a solicitation for a financial donation. But I am going to ask for something valuable that is in short supply and critical to getting an approved therapy to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease (PD), and move us closer to a cure. It is something you can do to improve the lives of people with PD and take an active role in the Parkinson’s community. Only you have the power to do this. 

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Raise Awareness

What's Hot in PD?: What Are the Disease Modifying Therapies in Trial for Parkinson’s Disease?

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Dr. Michael S. Okun

We always advise patients to ask their doctor what’s new in Parkinson’s disease (PD). Recently, three leading experts at the Parkinson’s Foundation Center Leadership Conference reviewed the field and updated all attendees on several of the exciting therapies currently being tested by Albert Hung, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH); Irene Richard, MD, University of Rochester Medical Center; and Hubert Fernandez, MD, Cleveland Clinic. In this month’s What’s Hot in PD blog we review their latest therapies.

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What's Hot in PD?

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