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Useful websites for people with Parkinson's disease

 

 

The internet unlocks the door to a wealth of information, far greater than any library can hope to provide. There are hundreds of websites related to Parkinsonís disease and their quality ranges from the excellent to the downright misleading.

An excellent general introduction to finding quality health information relevant to your needs is the book ĎThe Patientís Internet Handbookí, by Robert Kiley and Elizabeth Graham, published in 2002 by Royal Society of Medicine Press Ltd, London. ISBN 1 85315 498 9. (regularly updated at www.patient-handbook.co.uk)

Useful sources of information on PD on the internet include:

American Parkinsonís Disease Association:
www.apdaparkinson.com

Awakenings : Parkinson's disease information (sponsored by Roche Pharmaceuticals)
www.parkinsonsdisease.com

BUBL link: Internet resources on Parkinson's disease

BUPA: Healthy Living. Parkinson's disease

European Parkinsonís Disease Association (EPDA)

James: site dedicated to Parkinsonís disease
 

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My Parkinsons : online community and interactive management tools for people living with PD

National Instituite of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Parkinsonís Disease information page.

New York Online Access to health (NOAH)
Directory of about 100 websites (mainly US) relevant to Parkinsonís disease

Parkinsonís Disease Information Centre
Varied information on Parkinson's disease and  related sites. Site maintained by volunteers.
PDINDEX: a directory of PD information on the internet

National Parkinson Foundation: US based organisation 

Northwest Parkinson Foundation

Parkinsonís Disease Society (UK)

Parkinsonpoly

Parkinson Disease Foundation:
US-based non-profit organization to promote research and awareness of PD

Worldwide Education and Awareness for Movement Disorders
 

This site has been established for the dissemination of information. While every effort is made to ensure that information on this site is accurate and current we accept no liability for any omissions or inaccuracies that may have crept in. If in any doubt please contact your doctor for further advice.

Last Modified 13 August 2004
Maintained by Matthew Harris