Resource Guide for Parkinson’s Disease

RESOURCES

Address: PO Box 5801 Bethesda, MD 20824

Phone: 1-800-352-9424

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.

RESOURCES

Address: 200 SE 1st Street Suite 800 Miami, Florida 33131

Phone: 1-800-473-4636

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.

RESOURCES

Address: 1359 Broadway Suite 1509 New York, NY 10018

Phone: 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.

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