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Parkinson’s disease can’t be diagnosed through a simple blood test or scan. After a referral from a primary care doctor, it often takes visits to a neurologist or movement disorder specialist before receiving a clinical diagnosis. 

In this episode, we speak to healthcare providers and those living with the disease about the diagnostic process. We also explain how to build a Parkinson’s care team – a group of healthcare providers that provide support after diagnosis.

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Building a care team

Support after diagnosis

Terms Mentioned

  • DaTscan – test to help in the diagnosis of Parkinson’s, read more on APDA


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