Type 2 Diabetes Seen to Raise Person’s Risk of Parkinson’s Disease in Large UK Study

Type 2 Diabetes Seen to Raise Person’s Risk of Parkinson’s Disease in Large UK Study
Type 2 diabetes increases the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease by nearly a third, according to a large retrospective U.K. study. The presence of complications and younger age at becoming a diabetic further strengthens this association. The study, “Association between diabetes and subsequent Parkinson disease – A record-linkage cohort study,” was published in the journal Neurology. Type 2 diabetes is ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2018-06-15By Marta Figueiredo