Hyperglycemia and Parkinson's Disease: A Discussion

Parkinson's Disease (PD), often known as Parkinson's, is a longterm neurological degenerative condition that affects the engine structure. As the illness progresses, the symptoms become more noticeable, and nonengine side effects become more common. The infection's main symptoms are caused by cells moving through the substantia nigra, a midbrain area that causes a dopamine shortage. Glucose is a simple sugar that is found in most dietary carbohydrates and serves as the body's primary source of energy. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that regulates glucose levels in the body. It allows cells to absorb glucose from the blood in a variety of ways. The body is unable to supply insulin in type I diabetes. Patients with type I diabetes would essentially starve to death before insulin became available as an injectable medication, unable to utilize the glucose in their blood to supply energy

Author(s): Eden Phillips

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