What We Know About Parkinson’s Disease in Women

Differences of Parkinson’s Disease in Women Parkinson’s disease (PD) impacts millions of people around the world, and it does...see more not discriminate based on gender. But while PD affects men and women with some similarities, the manifestation, progression, and even treatment responses can differ significantly between genders, in addition to important discrepancies related to healthcare access […]

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Uniting and Supporting the Black Parkinson’s Disease Community

Meet Denise and Bernard Coley, Leaders in the Black Parkinson’s Community You’ve seen us put a spotlight on APDA-funded...see more researchers as well as interesting and inspiring people living with PD, and today we are excited to introduce you to Denise and Bernard Coley – two special people who are extraordinary advocates for the PD community […]

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Medicinal plants, herbal remedies, and supplements for Parkinson’s disease symptoms 

Insights from Dr. Britt Stone on APDA’s Dr. Gilbert Hosts On a recent episode of APDA’s Dr. Gilbert Hosts, I spoke...see more with Dr. Britt Stone, a movement disorders specialist with a particular interest in herbal remedies, medicinal plants, and supplements and their use in Parkinson’s disease (PD). We covered a lot of ground during the broadcast and […]

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A Proposed Biological Staging System for Parkinson’s disease

What is a disease staging system? A disease staging system is a framework used to describe the progression or...see more severity of a particular medical condition. A staging system creates a standardized way of classifying the extent of the disease, which helps healthcare professionals communicate effectively about a patient’s condition, make treatment decisions, and predict prognosis. […]

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Questions About Blood Pressure Control & Parkinson’s Disease 

Exploring Parkinson’s Disease’s Impact on Blood Pressure Control On a recent episode of APDA’s Dr. Gilbert Hosts, I spoke...see more with Dr. Jose Palma, a doctor with expertise in autonomic dysfunction and Parkinson’s disease (PD). Autonomic dysfunction is common in PD and refers to the dysregulation of body functions that are not under conscious control such […]

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Questions About Urinary Dysfunction & Parkinson’s Disease

Exploring Parkinson’s Disease’s Impact on Urinary Dysfunction On a recent episode of APDA’s Dr. Gilbert Hosts, I spoke with...see more Dr. Victor Nitti, a urologist with expertise in Parkinson’s disease (PD). We covered a lot of ground during the broadcast and answered questions from the audience. It was a very informative conversation, and we encourage you […]

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Best Diet Tips to Help Your Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

Webinar Recap: A Healthy Diet’s Influence on Parkinson’s Disease While there are aspects of our health that are beyond...see more our control (i.e., genetics), what we eat is one of the key elements of our health that is under our control. Recently, Jessica Schroeder, a registered dietitian nutritionist, was our featured guest on a special episode […]

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Parkinson’s Disease Virtual Technological Innovations

The Expanding Role of Technology Within Healthcare for Parkinson’s Disease Computers, smartphones, video — technology has become much more...see more accessible and user-friendly and plays a big role in our everyday lives, from the ways we keep in touch to the ways we watch tv to the cars we drive (just to name a few). But […]

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The Parkinson’s Disease Care Team & the Important Role of Social Workers

March is National Social Work Month APDA honors social workers and explains the vital role they play. Social workers...see more can play a key role in helping people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and their care partners navigate every stage of the PD journey. But many people do not know how a social worker can help or […]

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World Parkinson Congress 2023 – Can you see yourself there?

What is the World Parkinson Congress? The World Parkinson Congress (WPC) is an international forum for dialogue on the...see more latest scientific discoveries, medical practices, and care partner initiatives related to Parkinson’s disease (PD). WPC takes place approximately every three years (with a recent delay due to COVID-19), each time in a different location around the […]

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