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Indu Subramanian, MDS 2020 – Impact of Social Isolation in Parkinson’s Disease (Part 1)

Published Online: October 28th 2020

We were delighted to have the opportunity to speak with Indu Subramanian (Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, and West Los Angeles Veterans Administration, Los Angeles, CA, USA) around the focus of her recently published article entitled: Synergy of pandemics-social isolation is associated with worsened Parkinson severity and quality of life, which was highlighted as a top abstract at the MDS Virtual Congress 2020.

Questions
1. What are the main reasons for social isolation in people with Parkinson’s disease (PD)? (0:06)
2. How can we promote activities that encourage social engagement among people with PD, both during the current restrictions and in the post-COVID era? (1:52)

See also the 2nd part of this interview here.

Disclosures: Dr Indu Subramanian has no financial or non-financial relationships or activities to declare in relation to this video interview.

Support: Interview and filming supported by Touch Medical Media.

Filmed as a highlight of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society MDS Virtual Congress 2020.

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