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What's Hot in PD? Can Camicinal Improve Gastric Emptying and Absorption of Medications in Parkinson’s Disease?

Date: 
Friday, January 5, 2018
Author: 
Dr. Michael S. Okun

Many people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) struggle with gastrointestinal issues. More specifically, the movements of the digestive system (known as gastrointestinal motility).

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What's Hot in PD? Should We Be More Aggressive in Preventing Weight Loss in Parkinson’s disease?

Date: 
Monday, December 4, 2017
Author: 
Dr. Michael S. Okun

Slow and steady weight loss is a known feature of Parkinson’s disease. Weight loss may initially be a positive and popular disease related feature. However, as patients dip below their ideal body weight, this may possibly impact quality of life and other outcomes (Akbar, 2015). In this month’s What’s Hot in PD?, we will discuss a recent article on weight loss in Parkinson’s disease.

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