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Parkinson’s Disease | Medication + Sleep and Fatigue
October 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Dr. Maureen Leehey will introduce available treatment options for patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease. Topics will include pharmacological, procedural, and surgical options. Attendees will leave with a general understanding of the wide and diverse treatment options for advanced Parkinson’s, as well as gain insight into potential future therapies.
Sleep issues and fatigue are common among people with Parkinson’s disease. Sleep issues can include insomnia, daytime sleepiness, restless legs, and REM sleep behavior disorder. Fatigue is a separate but related issue that often overlaps with daytime sleepiness. Join the Parkinson Association of the Rockies and Dr. Maureen Leehey, University of Colorado Movement Disorders Center, to discuss the issue of sleep and fatigue and some possible remedies.