Diabetic Neuropathy

Treatment Options for Diabetic Neuropathic Pain

Treatment Options for Diabetic Neuropathic Pain

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Painful diabetic neuropathy affects approximately one-quarter of people with diabetes.

Painful Diabetic Neuropathy: Challenges in Symptom Relief

Painful Diabetic Neuropathy: Challenges in Symptom Relief

A phase 2 clinical trial examined the efficacy of treating painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) with filorexant, an orexin receptor antagonist.

Pharmacological Treatments to Reduce Diabetic Neuropathy Pain

Pharmacological Treatments to Reduce Diabetic Neuropathy Pain

A systematic literature review evaluated the effect of pharmacologic treatments of diabetic peripheral neuropathy on patients' pain and QOL.

Diabetic Neuropathy: Updated ADA Position Statement

Diabetic Neuropathy: Updated ADA Position Statement

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The ADA updated recommendations on prevention methods and pain management for 2 forms of diabetic neuropathy.

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Outcomes: Ranibizumab vs Retinal Photocoagulation

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Outcomes: Ranibizumab vs Retinal Photocoagulation

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

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: Diagnosis and Treatment

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: Diagnosis and Treatment

Often underreported and undertreated, outcomes can be improved in this condition with appropriate screening and diagnosis.

Transdermal Buprenorphine May Relieve Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain

Transdermal Buprenorphine May Relieve Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain

For patients with moderate to severe diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain (DPNP), transdermal buprenorphine is effective for reducing pain, but is associated with adverse events.

CV Autonomic Neuropathy May Predict Sexual Dysfunction, Incontinence in Diabetes

CV Autonomic Neuropathy May Predict Sexual Dysfunction, Incontinence in Diabetes

Among women with type 1 diabetes there are increased odds of female sexual dysfunction and urinary incontinence associated with specific measures of cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy.

Diabetes-Related Amputations Decreased Since the 1990s

Diabetes-Related Amputations Decreased Since the 1990s

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Amputations among diabetes patients have declined as a result of improved diabetes health care.

Comprehensive Foot Exams Necessary in Diabetes

Comprehensive Foot Exams Necessary in Diabetes

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Identifying foot problems early in diabetes can prevent serious and extensive complications.

Inhaled Cannabis Relieved Neuropathic Pain in Diabetes

Inhaled Cannabis Relieved Neuropathic Pain in Diabetes

There was a dose-dependent reduction in pain with inhaled cannabis in trial of 16 patients.

Can Gene Therapy Reverse Diabetic Neuropathy?

Can Gene Therapy Reverse Diabetic Neuropathy?

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

The Growing Problem of Peripheral Neuropathy in Prediabetes

The Growing Problem of Peripheral Neuropathy in Prediabetes

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Early intervention is essential to treating neuropathy in those with prediabetes.

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