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Individuals with Parkinson’s disease in 2010 incurred medical expenses of $22,800 per patient (in PD-related expenses)–$12,800 higher than someone without the disease.
Kowal S, Dall T, Chakrabarti R, Storm M, et al. The Current and Projected Economic Burden of Parkinson’s Disease in the United States. Movement Disorders. 2013; http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/mds.25292/abstract