Parkinson's disease risk nearly doubles for those with diabetic retinopathy
4 monthes ago - By Healio
Adults with diabetic retinopathy are nearly twice as likely to develop Parkinson's disease as those without the condition, according to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
“Studies have shown an association between diabetes and Parkinson's disease,” Seung Eun Lee, MD, MS, of the department of internal medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine in Seoul, South Korea, and colleagues wrote. “The retina is a part of the central nervous system; it was proposed that diabetic retinopathy and Parkinson's
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