April is National Parkinson's Awareness Month. In the United States, 50,000-60,000 new cases of PD are diagnosed each year, adding to the one million people who currently have PD. The Center for Disease control rated complications from Parkinson’s disease as the 14th leading cause of death in the United States. Worldwide, it is estimated that four to six million people suffer from the condition. There is hope, however, as scientists work towards a cure and make progress in identifying the best treatment options for patients. Learn more about PD now. (From the official site)
National Parkinson Foundation - official website
Parkinson's Action Network (New Jersey)
Parkinson's Disease Foundation is a "leading national presence in Parkinson’s disease research, education and public advocacy"
The Parkinson's Alliance The Tuchman Foundation
Navigating life with Parkinson disease (2013)
by, Sotirios A. Parashos
This book "discusses the available treatments and provides practical advice on how to manage the disease in the long term."--Back cover.
Take charge of Parkinson's disease : dynamic lifestyle changes to put you in the driver's seat (2011)
by Anne Cutter Mikkelsen
"Motivated by her husband Mike's PD, Anne Mikkelsen developed a cooking style that blends her training in traditional French cooking with emerging science on the importance of brain-healthy food. Mike, an award-winning potter and sculptor, has skillfully adapted his art to accommodate the advancing stages of PD. Together, they have overcome many of the obstacles of living with Parkinson's disease."--Back cover.
Ask the doctor about Parkinson's disease (2010)
by Michael S. Okun
"Written by two of the most well-known and respected experts in the field of Parkinson's Disease, Drs. Okun and Fernandez answer questions in easy-to-understand language."--Book jacket.
Diagnosis Parkinson's disease: You are NOT alone (2005)
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
Created for a person who has just been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease
DVD 616.833 Dia
Daily exercise for Parkinson's patients (2010)
In this program you will be shown safe and effective ways to exercise your body through the use of strengthening exercises.
DVD 616.833 Dai
Parkinson's disease : symptoms and diagnosis (2007)
Trinity Workplace Learning
RC 382 P374 2007