Parkinson's Trial: Using Your Drugs Better
People with Parkinson’s disease required for national research project to establish whether objective measurements aids in improved clinical care and leads to improved control of Parkinson's Disease and wellbeing.
How to register your interest
Who can participate?
To participate you will need to:
- Have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease
- Be aged 59-75 years
- Be taking 4 or more doses of levodopa medication (Kinson, Madopar or Stalevo) each day.
- Be able to travel to a study clinic
You may not be able to participate if you have had:
- Deep Brain Stimulation
- DuoDopa or Apomorphine
- Low blood pressure or hallucinations
- A problem with your thinking, memory or planning
If you are not certain please contact our study coordinator Holly Woodrow on the details below.
What is involved?
You will be required to attend a participating clinic on at least three occasions and as many as seven times. Participating clinics will be available Australia wide.
You will undergo examinations and tests similar to when you visit your neurologist. Before each visit, you will also be asked to wear a PKG watch for a week.
Based on the various tests, doctors may change your medication to improve the control of your Parkinson's. You may wish to advise your neurologist of your intention to participate in the study.
Phone: +61 439 207 518
Watch Professor Mal Horne explain how the device works and what the trial is hoping to achieve.
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