Episode 93: Caring for Women With Parkinson Disease

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Mind Moments®, a podcast from NeurologyLive®, brings you an exclusive interview with Jill Farmer, DO, MPH. [LISTEN TIME: 28 minutes]

Jill Farmer, DO, MPH, an assistant professor of neurology and director of the Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorder Program at Global Neurosciences Institute

Jill Farmer, DO, MPH

Episode 93 of the NeurologyLive® Mind Moments® podcast is now live! Scroll down to listen or click here to subscribe on your favorite streaming service.

The Mind Moments podcast features exclusive interviews with leaders in the field discussing the latest research and disease management strategies across the breadth of neurology, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, dementia, sleep disorders, and more.

Episode 93, "Caring for Women With Parkinson Disease," features an exclusive interview with Jill Farmer, DO, MPH, an assistant professor of neurology and director of the Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorder Program at Global Neurosciences Institute, who spoke with us about the current landscape of care for women with Parkinson disease (PD), how the approach to their care can differ from men, the major gaps around education and treatment for these women, and much more.

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The stories featured in this week's Neurology News Minute, which will give you quick updates on the following developments in neurology, are further detailed here:

EPISODE BREAKDOWN

  • 1:15 – The presentation of Parkinson disease for women
  • 3:00 – Nonmotor symptoms that can create challenges for diagnosis
  • 4:45 – OFF episodes and dyskinesia in women vs men
  • 7:00 – Being attentive to patient needs in treatment
  • 10:20 – The daily impact of Parkinson disease
  • 13:05 – Neurology News Minute
  • 16:30 – Encouraging women with Parkinson to participate in trials
  • 18:30 – Barriers to care specific to women
  • 20:00 – Communication with women patients
  • 22:20 – Areas of need for research
  • 23:35 – Conversations in areas of limited knowledge
  • 25:20 – Closing thoughts

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