diabetic neuropathy


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diabetic neuropathy

n.
Peripheral neuropathy occurring as a complication of untreated or improperly controlled diabetes mellitus.
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Keywords: Diabetes, Diabetic neuropathy, Painful diabetic neuropathy, South East Asia.
Telling the two apart is crucially important because diabetic neuropathy cannot be reversed but CIDP can often be treated effectively, preventing the progression of debilitating symptoms like sensory loss, pain and weakness with impaired movement.
Dr Rayaz Malik, WCM-Q professor of medicine, explained that diabetic neuropathy - nerve damage - presents with very similar symptoms to other diseases of the nervous system, particularly chronic inflammatory demyelinating neuropathy, known as CIDP.
A leading researcher at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) has published a paper highlighting the risk of misdiagnosing diabetic neuropathy, a common diabetes-related complication.
Aims and Objectives: This study is planned to assess if VPT testing can be applied as early diagnostic tool in diabetic neuropathy.
Diabetic Neuropathy is the damage caused to the nerve due to diabetes which often leads to pain and numbness in feet or lower legs.
Neuropathic pain is associated with various disorders such as diabetic neuropathy, chemotherapy-induced pain, shingles, and herniated disk.
MUNICH -- A combined eye, foot, and renal screening clinic identified undiagnosed painful diabetic neuropathy in 12% of diabetic patients who attended.
Diabetic neuropathy is one of the most common complications of diabetes mellitus (DM), affecting over 50% of both type 1 DM and type 2 DM patients.
NeuroMetrix (NasdaqCM:NURO) announced on Thursday that over 200,000 Medicare Advantage members have been assessed for diabetic neuropathy with the DPNCheck device.
Objective: The objective of the innovation project is to develop and clinically validate the first diagnostic device for the early detection of diabetic neuropathy (also referred to as diabetic foot).
Citing the statistic that approximately 33 percent of the direct costs for treatment of diabetes and its complications are attributed to diabetic neuropathy and foot ulceration, they call for further investment for research in this important area.