Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic Neuropathy: Updated Position Statement by the American Diabetes Association

Diabetic Neuropathy: Updated Position Statement by the American Diabetes Association

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The American Diabetes Association released an updated position statement on the prevention, detection, and management of diabetic neuropathies.

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy: Outcomes With Ranibizumab vs Panretinal Photocoagulation

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy: Outcomes With Ranibizumab vs Panretinal Photocoagulation

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Cumulative probability of proliferative diabetic retinopathy worsening was 42% in the panretinal photocoagulation group vs 34% in the ranibizumab group.

Study: New Understanding of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Study: New Understanding of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

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New research suggests a new approach to understanding wound healing in the treatment of corneal and skin diabetic ulcers by closely examining the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying DPN.

Are Current Nerve Stimulation Thresholds Unreliable for Diabetic Neuropathy Patients During Regional Anesthesia?

Are Current Nerve Stimulation Thresholds Unreliable for Diabetic Neuropathy Patients During Regional Anesthesia?

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A recently published study suggests that recommended thresholds used in electrical PNS for placing needles correctly during peripheral nerve block may not be sufficient enough to protect against intraneural injuries in patients with diabetic neuropathy.

Long-Acting C-Peptide Improved Vibration Perception Threshold in Diabetic Neuropathy

Long-Acting C-Peptide Improved Vibration Perception Threshold in Diabetic Neuropathy

While there was no overall improvement, treatment with long-acting C-peptide improved vibration perception threshold.

CNS Contributes to DNP in Patients With Diabetes

CNS Contributes to DNP in Patients With Diabetes

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One of the key contributors to peripheral nerve disease in patients with diabetes is the central nervous system.

Prevalence of Diabetes, Diabetic Nephropathy Up in US Children

Prevalence of Diabetes, Diabetic Nephropathy Up in US Children

Increase in prevalence from 2002-2013, with highest prevalence among those aged 12 to 18 years

Neuropathic Pain in Diabetic Neuropathy Associated with SCN9A Gene Variants

Neuropathic Pain in Diabetic Neuropathy Associated with SCN9A Gene Variants

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Researchers found significant associations between four genetic variants of SCN9A and neuropathic pain in DPN.

Is Guideline-Concordant Diabetes Care Similar for NPs, PCPs?

Is Guideline-Concordant Diabetes Care Similar for NPs, PCPs?

Similar rates of recommended processes of care with nurse practitioners, primary care physicians.

Finerenone Linked to Improved UACR in Diabetic Nephropathy

Finerenone Linked to Improved UACR in Diabetic Nephropathy

Addition of finerenone to ACE inhibitor or ARB tied to reduction in urinary albumin-creatinine ratio

A Closer Look At How Gene Therapy Can Reverse Diabetic Neuropathy

A Closer Look At How Gene Therapy Can Reverse Diabetic Neuropathy

A plasmid containing two human hepatocyte growth factor isoforms may improve quality of life for patients with painful diabetic neuropathy.

Panel Backs Medical Marijuana for Migraine in Illinois

Panel Backs Medical Marijuana for Migraine in Illinois

The Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board, however, rejected cannabis as a treatment for anxiety.

Changes in Lipids Noted in RA Patients Treated with Tocilizumab/Tofacitinib

Changes in Lipids Noted in RA Patients Treated with Tocilizumab/Tofacitinib

Mean percentage of increase in the HDL and LDL cholesterol levels was higher among patients receiving tofacitinib 5 mg twice daily and those receiving tofacitinib 10 mg twice daily.

Insulin Resistance in RA Not Linked with Atherosclerosis

Insulin Resistance in RA Not Linked with Atherosclerosis

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis had higher levels of insulin resistance, but they were not associated with atherosclerosis.

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