Life After a Parkinson's Diagnosis

Award-winning actor Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1991 at just 29 years of age. It's a progressive brain disorder that can strip away a person’s movement and speech over time. There’s been some headway since Mr. Fox created his foundation on Parkinson’s research in 2000. But what’s the latest and what more can be done for the estimated one million Americans who have this disease?

Host: David Jeannot.
Guests: Diego Torres-Russotto, M.D., Chief of Movement Disorders at Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute;
Ana Velasco, Parkinson’s Patient

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