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Diagnosis PD, Now What? Managing the First Few Years with Parkinsonís

Originally presented on March 7, 2017

“You have Parkinson’s.”  Most people with PD remember vividly the moment they heard those words. While a diagnosis is challenging, there are many things you can do early on to take charge and set a strong foundation for your journey with the disease. Learn more by joining a one-hour PDF online seminar led by Suketu Khandhar, M.D., Medical Director, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Movement Disorders Program, Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center.

The recording of this seminar will be available on Tuesday, March 14.

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Learning Objectives:

  • Identify a care team that can help a person to better navigate Parkinson's
  • Learn tips for working with your health care team effectively
  • Understand how patient empowerment can lead to improved quality of life

Faculty:

Suketu Khandhar, M.D., is Medical Director at Kaiser Permanente Northern California Movement Disorders Program, Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center.

Dr. Khandhar is a neurologist with specialized training in movement disorders. He is the medical director of a team of specialists who focus on surgical treatments for people living with Parkinson’s disease. He also evaluates people with Parkinson’s who may benefit from Botulinum toxin injections.

Dr. Khandhar received his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine and completed his residency at State University of New York Upstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He completed his fellowship in Parkinson's disease and movement disorders at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Khandhar is board certified in neurology.

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If you have questions about how to join this PD ExpertBriefing, by phone or online, please see our PD ExpertBriefing FAQ.

Are you a health care professional seeking continuing education units? CEUs are provided via PDF’s sponsorship of the American Society on Aging. When registering for this PD ExpertBriefing, please be sure to indicate interest in CEUs. Health professionals have 30 days in which to view the live or recorded seminar and apply for CEUs. It may take an additional 30 days to process CEUs.

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This series has been made possible by educational grants from AbbVie, Inc., ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Lundbeck LLC.

It is designed in collaboration with Dallas Area Parkinsonism Society (DAPS); Houston Area Parkinson Society (HAPS); Michigan Parkinson Foundation (MPF); the Neuro Challenge Foundation (NCF); Parkinson Association of the Carolinas (PAC); Parkinson Association of the Rockies (PAR) and Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana (PSCKY).