Region 8 residents show initiative to learn about Parkinson's disease

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Agroup of Region 8 residents expanded their knowledge on the Parkinson 'sdisease on Friday.

A seminar took place at theSt. Bernard's Imaging Center Friday morning. Neurologist Mario Cauli spoke topeople about what Parkinson's disease is and the different treatments availableto help manage the disease.

"Parkinson's disease,nowadays, is a disease that is manageable. People can live a fairly normal life till the disease becomes sodisabling. Primarily there are medications and in certain cases, surgery involvingthe deep brain nuclei", said Dr. Cauli.

He also said people needto talk to their doctor and get informed about treatment that could work forthem.

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