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Resource Guide for Parkinson’s Disease
Address: PO Box 5801 Bethesda, MD 20824
Internet Address: http://www.ninds.nih.gov
Description of services provided: This website has information about various diseases involving the nervous system, including Parkinson’s disease. Information is written for patients and doctors. News and press releases about recent research findings are available. If you are interested in participating in a clinical trial, there are details about research projects that are seeking subjects.
Address: 1501 N.W. 9th Avenue Miami, Florida 33136
Internet Address: http://www.parkinson.org
Description of services provided: The National Parkinson Foundation's website features information on the condition, programs, events, and publications. You can also find a support group, add a question or comment to the discussion groups, and get the latest news about Parkinson's disease.
Address: 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509 New York, NY 10018
Phone: 1-800-457-6676 1-212-923-4700
Internet Address: http://www.pdf.org
Description of services provided: Here you will find basic information about Parkinson’s disease, such as symptoms and treatments. There are links to other websites, as well as lists of research centers. A news area provides information about recent developments and about upcoming conferences. An “Ask the Expert” area allows you to post a question about Parkinson’s disease; a medical professional responds to questions posted on the site.
Address: 204 West 84th Street New York, NY 10024
Internet Address: http://www.wemove.org
Description of services provided: This is an extensive website providing information on Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. You can access information on research studies and find out what studies are accepting research subjects. A calendar keeps track of upcoming conferences and educational programs on movement disorders. A lengthy, worldwide listing can put you in touch with movement disorders specialty clinics.
- Reviewer: Rimas Lukas, MD
- Review Date: 09/2013
- Update Date: 09/30/2013