Movement disorders

Parkinson’s Disease patients’ high sugar intake linked to disease severity

People with Parkinson’s Disease may be consuming a diet high in sugar that is linked to impulse control disorders and chronic pain, Australian study suggests. A survey of  103 Parkinson’s patients at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney revealed that they had greater total carbohydrate intake (279 g/day vs. 232 g/day, p = 0.034) than a healthy ...

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