Tuesday, August 2, 2011

for people w1th parkinson's

For People With Parkinson's

The words “you have Parkinson’s” have changed your life. For some of you, it is fresh, raw and startling news—often poorly told. Others may have grown more accustomed over the years. Some of you have loving support of friends and family. Others may feel very alone. For everyone who hears those words, life is forever changed.
Parkinson’s is an extremely individual syndrome. And you have a great deal of power to decide how your life will unfold. Yes, it is still possible to live your best life. The information on these pages is intended to arm you with knowledge, understanding, and power. This portal will help you take an active role in educating yourself and give you the tools to live to the fullest with Parkinson's.

PD 101: Read more to understand the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and how to live well with the disease.

PD Library: Gain access to a comprehensive listing of articles, checklists, books, DVDs, videos, webcasts and web sites to help you learn more about PD.

Local Resources: Search for a health care professional, center, chapter or support group in your area.

Discussion Forums: Get connected with professionals and other people diagnosed with PD.

Personal Stories: Learn how others continue to live well with this experience.

On the Blog: Stay up-to-date with the latest in PD research, "What's Hot in PD?"

Clinical Trials: Interested in participating in a PD research study