Why a diabetes drug could help in Parkinson's disease
Using cell cultures, German researchers show how the drug may regulate the energy balance in damaged body cells.
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Trials of diabetes drugs in Parkinson's patients have shown good protective effects.
The study may help improve understanding of mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease and increase interest in the idea that diabetes drugs may slow the condition.Medscape Medical News
According to a study, presented at the American Academy of Neurology, patients with type-2 diabetes have a 31% greater risk of developing Parkinson's disease.Mirror
Title: Diabetes Linked to Risk for Parkinson's DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2018 12:00:00 AM
TYPE 2 diabetes sufferers are a third more likely to be struck down with Parkinson ’s than the general population, research suggests. Breakthrough studies by British scientists show a clear link between the two devastating conditions with younger Type 2 sufferers most at risk.
Professor Tom Warner, from the Neurology Institute at University College London, who led the study, said it was most comprehensive evidence to date to show a link.
(MedPage Today) -- Risk of Parkinson's later in life higher among younger T2D patients
WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 -- There is an increased rate of subsequent Parkinson's disease among individuals diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a study published online June 13 in Neurology. Eduardo De Pablo-Fernandez, M.D.,...
WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 -- Men and women with type 2 diabetes may face a significantly higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease later in life, new British research suggests. The finding of a link followed the tracking of Parkinson's diagnoses...