Diabetes raises Parkinson's disease risk, study says

04/2/2012 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

People with diabetes were more likely than their healthier counterparts to develop Parkinson's disease, a Taiwanese study in Diabetes Care revealed. Researchers examined more than 1 million individuals and found the incidence of Parkinson's in diabetes patients was 3.59 per 10,000 person-years, compared with only 2.15 per 10,000 person-years in the control group.

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