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Getting Prepared for Summer with PD

Parkinson's Disease | Last Active: May 31, 2018 | Replies (14)

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I know a women – late 70's know her for 5 years, with Parkinson's – gets stem cells every few years. I never saw her shake – she has a low voice but is Very Active and in pretty good health.Mari

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@mari, do you know where does she get stem cells? Which city and hospital?Who is her doctor? Thank you!

Hi @gulfer,
I see that you have taken an interest in the effectiveness of stem cells in the treatment of Parkinson’s. The use of stem cell in Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases that cause progressive deterioration: Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease), multiple sclerosis and multiple system atrophy is still in early days.

There is a great deal of hope and a great deal of hype about stem cells. That is why Mayo Clinic offers a free consult service. When you call the consult service, they will tell you about the availability of approved stem cell therapy at Mayo Clinic and elsewhere and for what conditions. They can also tell you about research studies that are actively recruiting participants. Furthermore, you can add your name to a database to be notified when additional studies and information become available. You can learn more about the Consult Service here http://www.mayo.edu/research/centers-programs/center-regenerative-medicine/patient-care/clinical-services/regenerative-medicine-consult-service.
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