What is the outlook for Parkinson’s disease (PD)?

Although research is ongoing, to date there is no known cure or preventative measure for PD. It is important to realize that the patient's and physician's efforts should be focused on management of the disease. Through identifying individual symptoms and determining a proper course of action, most people with PD can live enjoyable, fulfilling lives. The good news is that doctors have a much clearer profile of the condition, and are closer than ever to finding a cause—which may help find a cure.

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