Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Popliteal Sciatic Nerve Block May Increase Time to First Opioid Request in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Popliteal Sciatic Nerve Block May Increase Time to First Opioid Request in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

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Patients with type 2 diabetes and diabetic peripheral neuropathy may have an increased time to first opioid request and reduced time to onset of sensory blockade after an ultrasound-guided popliteal sciatic nerve block compared with patients without neuropathy.

Sustained-Release Sodium Nitrite for Diabetic Neuropathic Pain Not Associated With Headaches

Sustained-Release Sodium Nitrite for Diabetic Neuropathic Pain Not Associated With Headaches

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A sustained-release formulation of sodium nitrite may not be associated with headaches and dizziness reported by patients treated with the immediate-release formulation of sodium nitrite for diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

Upcoming Study to Test Efficacy of Acupuncture in Treating Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Upcoming Study to Test Efficacy of Acupuncture in Treating Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

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Investigators hypothesize that needle and laser acupuncture may improve clinical and subjective symptoms in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

Distinct Mechanisms Underlie Nerve Damage in Peripheral Neuropathy in Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes

Distinct Mechanisms Underlie Nerve Damage in Peripheral Neuropathy in Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes

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The type of sciatic nerve lesions observed in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy was found to differ in type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Vitamin E May Not Improve Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy-Associated Symptoms

Vitamin E May Not Improve Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy-Associated Symptoms

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Oral vitamin E supplementation consisting of 400 mg/day mixed tocotrienols for 1 year may not result in improved neuropathic pain symptoms in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

Limited Evidence for the Effectiveness of Oxcarbazepine in Neuropathic Pain

Limited Evidence for the Effectiveness of Oxcarbazepine in Neuropathic Pain

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Evidence for the effectiveness of oxcarbazepine in painful diabetic neuropathy and other forms of neuropathic pain is limited.

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain: Evaluating Treatment Options

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain: Evaluating Treatment Options

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Dr Cuevas-Trisan covered the evaluation and management of diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain during his presentation at PAINWeek 2017.

Drugs Effective on Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy-Related Pain

Drugs Effective on Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy-Related Pain

Several classes of drugs reduce neuropathy-related pain better than placebo.

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