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National Stroke Association & PlatformQ Health to Present Live-Online Patient Education Program in PBA June 20, 2017 on NeuroCareLive.com

We are thrilled to collaborate with the National Stroke Association to help deliver meaningful education and resources to patients suffering from PBA and their caregivers.

The National Stroke Association and NeuroCareLive, the recently launched patient education channel from the PlatformQ Health education network, have partnered to host the site’s inaugural live-online program on June 20, 2017 from 2:00-3:00PM ET. Titled, “Living with the Burden of PBA: Education for Patients and Caregivers” this immersive, expert-led program will be available for patients and caregivers at no cost and will include live video lectures with slides, interactive Q&A, and audience polling throughout. Participants are encouraged to bring their questions to submit during the live broadcast or share in the session’s “Qboard” ahead of time.

More than 7 million patients in the United States suffer from Pseudobulbar affect (PBA), a secondary, underlining condition that occurs in a variety of neurological brain diseases, including Alzheimer disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson disease, and patients who have suffered a stroke or brain injury. Characterized by frequent, unprovoked, and often uncontrollable episodes of laughing or crying, this involuntary and unpredictable condition is often mistakenly attributed to depression or other psychiatric disorders, when in fact it is a neurological condition.

Understanding the urgent need for patient education around conditions like PBA and many other neurological diseases, PlatformQ Health has launched its newest patient education platform NeuroCareLive, aimed at empowering patients and caregivers by providing them with the latest information and care options surrounding…

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