Nutrition and Parkinson's | Leila Goharian, Nutritionist at Vancouver Coastal Health
Proper nutrition can play an important role in managing Parkinson’s symptoms. In this session, Leila Goharian will discuss nutrition management, highlighting the prevalence and consequences of malnutrition, and how and why people with Parkinson’s are vulnerable to it. She will also cover dysphagia and texture modifications to prevent the risk of aspiration, as well as how to identify and combat malnutrition.
||Friday, June 25
||12:00pm – 1:00pm PT
Registration closes on Wednesday, June 23. Login instructions are emailed approximately 24 hours before the event.
A note on the collection of information: In the "Participant Information" section of this event registration form, you will be asked for your "Registration Type". The information collected here will provide a better understanding of the Parkinson's communities in which we serve, as well as improve our advocacy efforts on behalf of those living with Parkinson's disease. If you have any concerns with regard to the collection of this information, please contact us.
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