Latest diabetic neuropathy Stories
Researchers from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, in collaboration with colleagues from Rutgers University, Newark and University College London, have furthered understanding of the mechanism by which the cells that insulate the nerve cells in the peripheral nervous system, Schwann cells, protect and repair damage caused by trauma and disease.
In the first systematic review of its kind, new research shows that strictly monitoring blood glucose levels (enhanced glucose control) with the right target levels can prevent diabetic neuropathy.
The antidepressant drug duloxetine, known commercially as Cymbalta, helped relieve painful tingling feelings caused by chemotherapy in 59 percent of patients.
Why diabetics suffer from increased pain and temperature sensitivity is a step closer to being understood and effectively treated.
Researchers at the University of Michigan analyzed the tremendous cost of diagnosing peripheral neuropathy and found that less expensive, more effective tests are less likely to be used.
The PAINWeek 2012 national conference will devote a full-day track examining the connection between diabetes and chronic pain conditions. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB)
Many complications of diabetes, including kidney disease, foot problems and vision problems are generally well recognized.
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