Treating diabetes reduced Parkinson disease (PD) incidence in people with diabetes mellitus

Takeaway

  • Combination pioglitazone and statin therapy reduced the incidence of PD in people with diabetes mellitus, more than pioglitazone alone.

Why this matters

    PD may be associated with insulin signaling. There are no studies investigating the association between pioglitazone and statins, both treatments for diabetes, on the incidence of PD.

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