Weight Loss Linked to Worse Outcomes in Parkinson’s Patients, Study Shows

Weight Loss Linked to Worse Outcomes in Parkinson’s Patients, Study Shows
Weight loss in Parkinson’s disease patients increases the risks for dementia and dependency care, and reduces patients’ life expectancy, according to a new study. These findings suggest that monitoring weight and timely dietary interventions to counteract weight loss may significantly improve the outcome of Parkinson’s disease patients. The study, “Early weight loss in parkinsonism predicts poor outcomes: Evidence from an incident ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2017-12-06By Patricia Inacio, PhD