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Making the Most Out of Your Visit to the Neurologist: A Check-up Checklist
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Lawrence I. Golbe MD and Parkinson’s Disease Foundation - People with Parkinson’s disease typically visit their neurologist two to four times a year. This article provides a guide on how to maximize the time with your doctor. Lawrence I. Golbe MD and Parkinson’s Disease Foundation - People with Parkinson’s disease typically visit their neurologist two to four times a year. This article provides a guide on how to maximize the time with your doctor. Show less
The Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center
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Found at 675 Almanor Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 email: info@thepi.org, Tel: 408-734-2800 800-655-2273, Fax: 408-734-8522. Conducts research and provides clinical care to persons with Parkinson’s. Found at 675 Almanor Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 email: info@thepi.org, Tel: 408-734-2800 800-655-2273, Fax: 408-734-8522. Conducts research and provides clinical care to persons with Parkinson’s. Show less
American Parkinson Disease Association
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Can be contacted at 888/400-2732. Provides information on support groups, treatment options, and health-care facilities across the United States. Locally,...Show more Can be contacted at 888/400-2732. Provides information on support groups, treatment options, and health-care facilities across the United States. Locally, Stanford hosts an APDA information and referral site. Web site: http://parkinsons.stanford.edu/ Show less
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
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Useful, easy-to-navigate web site, the Foundation provides Parkinson’s disease research support, advocacy, news, information and education in plain langua...Show more Useful, easy-to-navigate web site, the Foundation provides Parkinson’s disease research support, advocacy, news, information and education in plain language for the person with Parkinson and their caregivers, including clinical Trial Finder <http://www.michaeljfox.org/foxtrialfinder.cfm>. Show less
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health
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Conducts and supports research on brain and nervous system disorders; its website provides information to patients as well as researchers. NINDS was created by the U.S. Congress in 1950. Conducts and supports research on brain and nervous system disorders; its website provides information to patients as well as researchers. NINDS was created by the U.S. Congress in 1950. Show less
National Parkinson Foundation
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Offers extensive treatment information and news about Parkinson's for patients and caregivers. Offers extensive treatment information and news about Parkinson's for patients and caregivers. Show less
Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF)
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800/457-6676 Promotes and helps fund research into the causes of and cure for Parkinson's and for better treatment of symptoms. Publishes Newsletters and E-newsletters one can subscribe to here http://www.pdf.org/en/pdf_newsletter. 800/457-6676 Promotes and helps fund research into the causes of and cure for Parkinson's and for better treatment of symptoms. Publishes Newsletters and E-newsletters one can subscribe to here http://www.pdf.org/en/pdf_newsletter. Show less
Medicines and You: A Guide for Older Adults
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration Suggestions regarding the safe use of medicines, including questions to ask your doctor, and tips on how to cut medicin...Show more U.S. Food and Drug Administration Suggestions regarding the safe use of medicines, including questions to ask your doctor, and tips on how to cut medicine costs. Check out the whole section of the FDA website devoted to consumers <http://www.fda.gov/drugs/ResourcesForYou/consumers/default.htm> for other useful articles and resources, including how to report a bad reaction to a medicine, and how to protect yourself from health fraud. Show less
Ten Things Every Senior Should Know
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SeniorNet and Dr. Terrie Wurzbacher - Doctors and patients can sometimes be on different wavelengths. This article provides practical tips on how to prepare for an effective medical appointment.. SeniorNet and Dr. Terrie Wurzbacher - Doctors and patients can sometimes be on different wavelengths. This article provides practical tips on how to prepare for an effective medical appointment.. Show less
Online Health Information: Can You Trust It?
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National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Tips for finding reliable health information. National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Tips for finding reliable health information. Show less
MedlinePlus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing
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Medline Plus - Excellent guidelines for evaluating web resources for the consumer. Medline Plus - Excellent guidelines for evaluating web resources for the consumer. Show less
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