At the time of my diagnosis, I was said to be in the rare two percentile of patients. Now, according to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) it is estimated four percent of people with PD are diagnosed before the age of 50. It is estimated that 60,000 new cases are diagnosed a year and somewhere between 1 million to 1.5 million people in the United States are living with it.
What does a cure mean to you? Does it mean stopping the illness dead where
The HBO series is what appears to be a candid slice of Freddie’s whirlwind on
As we end the celebration of the 4th of July and the founding of our
Parkinson’s has taught me to appreciate every day, to appreciate and to truly be grateful for the good things and the simple pleasures in my life. Whether one has Parkinson’s disease or is in perfect health, the realization that a positive outlook not only makes you feel better but makes those around you feel better as well.
If you missed it, there are portions from last night’s inspirational interview with Michael J.