The Doctor – Patient Partnership
In this episode of When Life Gives You Parkinson’s, listen in as Larry Gifford gets his sixth month check up with his neurologist. Larry, his wife Rebecca and co-host Niki Reitmayer discuss the importance of trust and communication in building a relationship with your neurologist and all the other members of your care team – even your partner and your friends. Plus, saying “no” to a doctor can be difficult, but it is an important option to use when you do not agree with the prescribed treatment plan.
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Jonathon Squires, MD Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health
Heather Kennedy, #WPC2022 Ambassador
Vicki Dillon, #ParkieandProud, GDNF’er
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