Women and Parkinson’s: “Incompetence, racism and prejudice delayed my diagnosis”

Women and Parkinson’s: “Incompetence, racism and prejudice delayed my diagnosis”
It took a decade for Manon Day to be diagnosed with Parkinson’s – with clinicians treating her as though she was a drug addict, causing her to feel “mistreated” and “powerless”. She explains the role being a young black woman played in her delayed diagnosis ­– and why “we need more awareness to break the myths and stereotypes” around who ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-01-23By admin