Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease - page 2
I am looking for information regarding Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease from anyone who has cared for a hospice patient with this disease. I have my first patient with this disease and want to be able to... Read More
1Feb 8, '13 by HospiceNurseRNI know of 3 persons dx with terminal neuo diseases 2 months to 2 years post gastric bypass surgery. We were just discussing this a coupke weeks ago at work. None have Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, one was unspecified aggressive nuero, 2 are/were MS diagnosis. Not sure there is a relationship, but in my small world their appears to be someything.
0Feb 25, '13 by IftheShoeFitsI am no hospice nurse, just interested in the topic but found some interesting articles related to this discussion.
Apparently there has been a correlation between neurological disorders and gastric bypass. This article notes how it could be due to vitamin deficiancies. --- Gastric Bypass Surgery Linked To Neurological Conditions, Study Suggests
This one is a more reputable source noting the vitamin deficiancies and neurological issues--- JAMA Network | JAMA Neurology | The Neurological Complications of Bariatric Surgery
I know its not exactly related but found it somewhat interesting to see this correlation. I would like to find out if the vitatmin deficiancy relates to creutzfeldt jakob disease at all.