MDS Training and Dr. Okun's New Book
Posted 22 March 2013 - 08:25 AM
I spotted this info on the NPF home page about Dr. Okun's new book published this month:
Parkinson's Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life
Dr. Michael S. Okun, NPF’s National Medical Director, has written a new book that focuses on the secrets that help people with Parkinson’s live with hope and happiness. Based on his experience as a Movement Disorders Specialist, the book addresses issues surrounding Parkinson’s disease and the secrets that have changed people’s lives
Read more here: http://parkinson.org...87b7cc4/default Has anybody read it yet? My copy from Amazon is on the way!
Posted 22 March 2013 - 11:08 AM
So the next time you see your Movement Disorder Specialist, you may want to give them your utmost appreciation for spending at least 13 years in study to help you. Awesome!
Good point, golden01 ! Our doctors sure deserve our appreciation.
Still, it's almost amazingly difficult to believe how all this experience and knowledge goes to waste when the specialist fails to perform the simplest task: listen to his patient.
I was misdiagnosed with ALS by a TOP and VERY experienced movement disorder specialist, simply because the professor's ears were closed when i described him my symptoms !
-English is not my first language !
-Aged 39. Diagnosed at 35. On levodopa monotherapy (500mg daily).
Posted 22 March 2013 - 08:16 PM
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