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Latest diabetic neuropathy Stories

2006-08-18 14:25:07

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In more cases than would normally be expected, people who develop type 2 diabetes have a history of carpal tunnel syndrome. The wrist nerve problem sometimes predates the onset of diabetes by up to 10 years, according to a UK study. Led by Dr. Martin C.

2006-04-11 11:22:30

By Karla Gale SAN DIEGO (Reuters Health) - Injections of botulinum toxin A relieve pain in an animal model of diabetic neuropathy, according to research reported at the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting in San Diego.

2006-02-13 11:47:13

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Several years after participating in a clinical trial of intensive diabetes therapy, patients assigned this treatment still showed improvements in neuropathy symptoms, according to a report Diabetes Care.

2006-01-24 17:01:22

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Vibrating insoles can improve balance in patients with stroke or diabetic neuropathy, a common nerve problem that affects sensation in the feet and elsewhere, Boston researchers report.

2005-12-26 08:32:04

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Devices that deliver monochromatic infrared energy (MIRE) are approved by the Food and Drug Administration for certain uses, but it seems they are no better than placebo treatments in reducing the foot numbness experienced by people who have nerve damage related to diabetes.

2005-11-11 13:56:46

Foot ulcerations are one of the most serious complications of diabetes, resulting in more than 80,000 lower-leg amputations each year in the U.S. alone. A new study led by researchers at the Joslin-Beth Israel Deaconess Foot Center and Microcirculation Laboratory finds that early changes in the oxygenation of the skin could help foretell the development of ulcerations and enable doctors to treat patients at an earlier stage, before the onset of serious complications.

2005-11-11 13:55:30

Foot ulcerations are one of the most serious complications of diabetes, resulting in more than 80,000 lower-leg amputations each year in the U.S. alone. A new study led by researchers at the Joslin-Beth Israel Deaconess Foot Center and Microcirculation Laboratory finds that early changes in the oxygenation of the skin could help foretell the development of ulcerations and enable doctors to treat patients at an earlier stage, before the onset of serious complications.

2005-09-29 22:00:56

Mayo Clinic researchers have found that subtle change in nerve conduction is the first reliable sign of nerve complications from diabetes and that this change can be measured long before other symptoms or signs of nerve damage develop.

2005-08-17 10:20:22

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Individuals with diabetes often develop a problem with the nerves that control internal body functions, known as diabetic autonomic neuropathy.

2005-08-02 09:19:54

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co. on Tuesday said one of its experimental drugs proved effective against diabetic retinopathy, a sight-endangering complication of diabetes, but failed in late-stage trials against nerve damage caused by diabetes.


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