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78 year old male. Have Parkinson's. Have had DBS on left

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78 year old male. Have Parkinson's. Have had DBS on left side which contols tremor on right hand. Is there someplace, FDA approved, which accepts Medicare (have excellent supplement plan) that offers stem cell therapy?
George Dill
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 7 months ago.



There is not approved stem cell therapy for Parkinsons, and there are a lot of scams.

In the US, Medicare is not going to pay for anything posing as a legitamate stem cell therapy.

Stem cells for Parkinson's are still in the research stages in terms of mainstream science.

There is no therapy approved at this point in time.

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