Dr. Michael Okun discusses living with Parkinson’s

Published: August 8th, 2018

Category: Feature

Actor, director, screenwriter and author Alan Alda recently revealed that he has been living with Parkinson’s disease for over a year. Despite his diagnosis, Alda emphasized that he has been living a full and happy life.

In a recent article published in The Conversation, Michael Okun, M.D., chair of neurology, medical director of the Parkinson’s foundation and MBI member, discusses Parkinson’s treatment advances, the shortage of doctors trained to treat the disease and why it’s important for these patients to see a neurologist.

Click here to read Okun’s article in The Conversation

 

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