Parkinson's Disease For Dummies
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Living with Parkinson’s disease can be a challenge. You have to manage the medications you take, understand what you should avoid, and be familiar with a range of new terms and acronyms. It's also a good idea to keep a list of emergency contacts at hand and be as prepared as you can be for a trip to the ER. But Parkinson's treatment doesn't have to be all bad news. You can find online help from organizations devoted to aiding people with Parkinson's and working to find a cure. And you can benefit from keeping yourself on an even keel with at daily CHECK-IN.

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Michele Tagliati, MD, is Director of the Parkinson's Disease Center at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. Gary N. Guten, MD, MA, is an orthopedic surgeon, author, and Parkinson's patient. Jo Horne, MA, is the author of three books and a long-distance care partner.

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