February 22nd, 2012

Prediabetes May Not Explain Diabetic Polyneuropathies

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In a reversal of two decades of medical reports, a Mayo Clinic study finds the frequency of nerve damage called diabetic polyneuropathy is similar in prediabetic patients and healthy people. Physicians should seek explanations other than prediabetes for patients who have painful small fiber polyneuropathy, the researchers say. The study was published in the February issue of Diabetes Care.

Sun Herald (Miss.), 02/21/2012

Tags: diabetic polyneuropathy, Endocrinology / Diabetes, medical report reversal, painful small fiber polyneuropathy, prediabetes, Research

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