Diabetes is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States. However, even though it is one of the most common serious diseases, there are aspects of diabetes that are widely misunderstood and/or even ignored. One of these is diabetic neuropathy. Diabetes has systemic effects, as blood supplies every part of our body with nutrients and oxygen.
Parkinson’s Disease is a common degenerative neurological disorder with a specific etiology and a unique set of signs and symptoms including tremor, stiffness, slowed movements and poor balance. Though there are cases of young people getting Parkinson’s Disease and even the very rare occasion of children affected, it usually strikes the older population more frequently with the age of 60 years and increasing in frequency after that.