Our Partners > Platinum Sponsors 2016
Great Lakes NeuroTech is passionate about improving quality of life for individuals dealing with Parkinson’s disease. Our team has developed Kinesia wearable sensors, mobile apps and web applications that can help clinicians and patients track how different activities and therapies impact Parkinson’s symptoms. Our wearable technology and apps provide objective assessment of movement disorders symptoms such as tremor, slowed movements, walking difficulties, and medication side effects. Kinesia technology has been validated for measuring Parkinson’s disease in numerous scientific publications and is used around the world for clinical trials and patient care applications such medication adjustments and programming deep brain stimulation. Learn more about Kinesia technology here: http://glneurotech.com/kinesia/ Learn what individuals with Parkinson’s have to say about wearables here: http://glneurotech.com/kinesia/patient-perspective/
LSVT Global is a socially responsible business with a mission to empower people with Parkinson disease (PD) through evidence-based speech, physical and occupational therapy programs. LSVT Global seeks to translate clinical treatment research directly to public health practice and increase accessibility of LSVT to people living with PD. To date, LSVT Global has trained over 20,000 speech, physical and occupational therapists in 62 countries in LSVT protocols. LSVT LOUD® speech treatment is now available in your home through the LSVT Companion System and via telemedicine through LSVT eLOUD. LSVT BIG® physical/occupational therapy is growing in availability and has improved movement and quality of life of people with PD. During the Unity Walk, there will be experts in speech, physical and occupational therapy for PD at the booth. You will see why this company is REVOLUTIONIZING REHABILITATION and making an impact on the Parkinson's community. After visiting our booth, visit our website at www.LSVTGlobal.com.
Rare Patient Voice invites Parkinson’s patients and their caregivers to take part in confidential surveys that help companies develop and improve new treatments and services. Participants are paid for their time, in 2015 we paid patients and caregivers $562,000. Those who sign at the Walk will receive a $10 gift card of their choice via email. Patients are paid $50 for 30 minute surveys, and $100 for 60 minute surveys. We welcome referrals. If you know other patients or caregivers with Parkinson’s (or other diseases) please invite them to sign up, and you and they will both receive a $5 gift card. For more information, visit www.rarepatientvoice.com.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is a leading global pharmaceutical company, committed to increasing access to high-quality healthcare by developing, producing and marketing affordable generic drugs as well as innovative and specialty pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients. Headquartered in Israel, Teva is the world's leading generic drug maker, with a global product portfolio of more than 1,000 molecules and a direct presence in about 60 countries. Teva's branded businesses focus on CNS, oncology, pain, respiratory and women's health therapeutic areas as well as biologics. Teva CNS is proud to serve as a Diamond sponsor of the Parkinson’s Unity Walk again this year! To learn more about Parkinson’s disease (PD), please visit ParkinsonsHealth.com.
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