Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia: distinct and overlapping changes in eating behaviour and metabolism

@article{Ahmed2016AmyotrophicLS,
  title={Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia: distinct and overlapping changes in eating behaviour and metabolism},
  author={Rebekah M. Ahmed and Muireann Irish and Olivier Piguet and Glenda M Halliday and Matthew C Kiernan},
  journal={The Lancet Neurology},
  year={2016},
  volume={15},
  pages={332-342}
}
Metabolic changes incorporating fluctuations in weight, insulin resistance, and cholesterol concentrations have been identified in several neurodegenerative disorders. Whether these changes result from the neurodegenerative process affecting brain regions necessary for metabolic regulation or whether they drive the degenerative process is unknown. Emerging evidence from epidemiological, clinical, pathological, and experimental studies emphasises a range of changes in eating behaviours and… CONTINUE READING

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