Living with Parkinson's Disease: "It helps define who I am, but it's not a negative"
Andrew Duarte was only 31 years old when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. One of the biggest questions he had was, “What can I expect?”
“And there’s not really a good answer for that,” he says.
Today on Talk of Iowa - living with Parkinson’s disease. Host Charity Nebbe sits down with two Parkinson's patients and a clinical researcher to talk about recent developments in Parkinson’s research and find out what it’s like to live with the disease.
"Parkinson's disease helps define who I am, but it's not a negative," says Duarte. "It's made me a more compassionate person."
*This program originally aired on July 17, 2014.