Parkinsonís Disease: A Guide for Patients and Families is the newest patient education resource offered by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).† This free DVD and guidebook, with counsel from a leading neurologist and a movement disorder specialist, is intended to help patients and their loved ones navigate their way through a Parkinsonís diagnosis.
Michael J. Fox lends his perspective on being diagnosed with the disease and explains the important role newly diagnosed patients can play in advancing research:
ďThe quest for a cure depends on patients and their loved ones participating in clinical research. This is still the thing people donít know about, and itís critically important, especially for newly diagnosed patients,Ē Michael recently told Neurology Now.
Watch a video on the important role research participation plays in the development of new treatments.
Those interested in ordering the Parkinsonís Disease: A Guide for Patients and Families DVD and guidebook can do so by calling (800) 879-1960 or visiting the AAN Web site.†