Cross-validation of the Comprehensive Older Adults Screening Tool (COAST) in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Purpose

The purpose of this study is to validate a malnutrition screening tool in patients with Parkinson’s disease.

Procedures

The following information may be collected, used, and shared with others:

  • Demographic information: age, sex, medication and supplement use
  • Hoehn & Yahr stage from your medical record
  • Nutrition questionnaire responses, weight, BMI, and body measurement (calf circumference and mid-arm circumference)

Eligibility

  • Physician-diagnosed Parkinson’s disease
  • Over 18 years old

For additional study information please contact Matthew Beke: 

Age

18 to 65
65 and over

Gender

Male
Female

Monetary compensation

No

Can be done from home

No

Keywords

Parkinson disease, Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's disease - resources, Neurology

Principal Investigator

Bobbi Langkamp-Henken, PhD, RD

Department

Neurology

Contact Information

nutrition-study@ufl.edu

(352) 340-7321


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