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Undertreatment of OFF Periods

Undertreatment of OFF Periods

July 8, 2021

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Dr. Salima Brillman, Director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center of Silicon Valley, discusses the under treatment of OFF episodes in patients with Parkinson’s disease. 

 

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Gastrointestinal dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease

Gastrointestinal dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease

July 8, 2021

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Dr. Ron Pfeiffer, Professor, Department of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University, discusses gastrointestinal complications in patients with Parkinson’s disease.  

 

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As-Needed Therapy for the Return of Parkinson’s Symptoms, Selecting Appropriate Patients

As-Needed Therapy for the Return of Parkinson’s Symptoms, Selecting Appropriate Patients

July 15, 2021

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Dr. Rajeev Kumar, Medical Director of the Rocky Mountain Movement Disorders Center, discusses the efficacy, safety, and patient selection for an as-needed treatment option for the return of Parkinson’s disease symptoms. 

Telemedicine in Parkinson’s Disease

Telemedicine in Parkinson’s Disease

August 17, 2021

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Dr. Ray Dorsey, the David M. Levy Professor of Neurology and Director of the Center for Health + Technology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, discusses the use of telemedicine in managing Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Dorsey discusses his own approach to telemedicine, the advantages and disadvantages of telemedicine in a neurology clinic, and the utility of telemedicine post COVID-19. 

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Management of the Return of Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease

Management of the Return of Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease

August 18, 2021

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Dr. Jennifer Durphy, Movement Disorders Specialist and Associate Professor of Neurology at Albany Medical Center, discusses treatment for the return of symptoms in Parkinson’s disease. 

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Teaching Patients Proper Administration of an On Demand Therapy

Teaching Patients Proper Administration of an On Demand Therapy

November 8, 2021

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Dr. Julie Schwartzbard, board certified neurologist in Aventura, FL, discusses proper administration of an On Demand therapy and how she explains it to her patients. 

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