Parkinson’s is a complicated, often progressive disease that can negatively impact quality of life. The severity of symptoms can be reduced through proper nutritional screening and a multidisciplinary approach. This presentation is geared towards healthcare professionals, but can be modified for use for consumers or in Parkinson’s support groups.
This powerpoint provides an overview of the following:
1.) Common nutritional implications in Parkinson’s
2.) Recommended dietary patterns for prevention and to delay neurodegenerative decline
3.) Feeding techniques to improve intake and independence
4.) Key drug-nutrient interactions of importance
5.) A review of the new International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative, a recent key safety measure
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