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-- and the house -- and active lifestyle he loves sports and fishing with his grandkids.
-- For the past twelve years to 69 year old has been living with Parkinson's disease.
Without medication Bob cannot walk or drive and has painful muscle spasms.
At first his symptoms were easily handled with pills.
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Bob is being treated with legal adult.
Which has been a miracle drug for parkinson's patients since the seventies.
As his condition progressed he was taking five pills every three hours.
He often needed more pills before his next dose.
In -- at approximately seventeen hours of wake time he was off at least seven.
Seven hours -- -- cannot be able to function every day.
Bob and Carol had to cut trip short and limit their social outings so they may searching for new treatment options a priority.
And found that the Cleveland clinic is participating in a multi center global clinical trial.
Utilizing the biggest advantage -- -- -- ago which is its efficacy.
But we are trying to deliver it in a way that's.
-- and continuous basis so that patients don't need to take it every hour for every hour and for every two hours.
The drug comes in gel form.
And flows directly into the small intestine through a pump the pump is connected to a -- that links inside the body this small intestine is the largest area in our gastrointestinal system that absorb some medication that tube strategically and -- The -- has three functions to make sure the patient has a steady flow of medication throughout the day.
Looked -- in in the beginning of the niners and so you have syringes to flush out the tubes and I found out the year.
It's minor cuts takes moments it's very easy -- -- being part of this trial has been life changing.
He hopes it gets FDA approved -- other patients can also benefit from it -- confirmed that.
Or work around those -- room.
A lot of.
We just had a victory with Florida you driving in.
Much of the trip to Florida that's huge for more information go to Cleveland clinic Donald.
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