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Blog posts tagged with 'diabetic peripheral neuropathy'

Saying NO to Diabetes
Saying NO to Diabetes

Walking, sunshine and diabetic peripheral neuropathy.walking for diabetes

Walking – how could something so simple be so effective?  Robert Roy Britt in his Medium article entitled The Case for Walking – small steps yield big benefits, focuses on studies that prove that point. Britt describes the work of Brigham and W...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy  - patient examination guidelines for practitioners (part 3)
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy - patient examination guidelines for practitioners (part 3)

Part 3 - Treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Objective -

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is the most common complication of both type 1 (T2DM) and type 2 (T2DM) diabetes.  Diabetes causes a number of different neuropathic complications to include sympathetic and parasympathetic autonomic...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy  - patient examination guidelines for practitioners (part 2)
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy - patient examination guidelines for practitioners (part 2)

Part 2 - Examination guidelines for physicians and midlevel providers

Objectives

In part 1 of this three-part blog on the treatment of patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) we discussed the economic impact of diabetic peripheral neuropathy, the pathophysiology of DPN and staging of DP...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy - patient examination guidelines for practitioners (part 1)
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy - patient examination guidelines for practitioners (part 1)

Part 1 – Background of diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Objectives

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is the most common complication of both type 1 (T1DM) and type 2 (T2DM) diabetes.  Diabetes causes a number of different neuropathic complications to include sympathetic and parasympathetic autonomic ...

Brodsky type 5 -  have we overlooked the forefoot?
Brodsky type 5 - have we overlooked the forefoot?

In Brodsky's classical description of zones affected by diabetic neuropathic arthropathy, he described the primary areas of the foot affected to be the midfoot and rearfoot (types 1,2,3).  How common is neuropathic arthropathy of the forefoot (Brodsky type 5)?  This article explores the fact that Brodsky type 5 (forefoot) may be an overlooked condition in diabetes care.