Diabetes shot boosts motor function for patients with Parkinson's

A placebo trial shows that the diabetes drug exenatide improved motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease and may have disease-altering potential.
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Trials of diabetes drugs in Parkinson's patients have shown good protective effects.
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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(MedPage Today) -- Risk of Parkinson's later in life higher among younger T2D patients
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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.,...
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