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CLINICAL HIGHLIGHTS: PNS Meeting 2022

The Peripheral Nerve Society Annual Meeting was held in Miami in May 2022. The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy is pleased to be able to provide a summary of some of the clinical studies presented at the conference. Study teams reported on natural history studies and (clinical) intervention trials for Peripheral Neuropathies who concluded over the …

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E-Biking Across the U.S. to Raise Awareness For Peripheral Neuropathy

Gregory meets with FPN! Van Salmans, Lindsay Colbert, Gregory, Tanya Zivin and Nancy Frohman D.C. – San Francisco Fundraiser Supports 30-Million Neuropathy Sufferers and Kicks Off Peripheral Neuropathy Awareness Week May 1-8, 2022 For the first time, a cyclist is riding an electric bicycle (e-bike) cross country over 3,400 miles of Lincoln Highway in a journey …

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Tell Us Your Story! #PeripheralNeuropathyAwareness 2022

With more than 30 million patients in the US suffering from peripheral neuropathy, more people should know about the disease. And even with the number of people suffering from peripheral neuropathy, people often feel very alone. Tell us your story, so that we may share it with others, some who need to understand more and …

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Spread the Word For Peripheral Neuropathy 2022

Let Everyone You Know Understand How Many People Have Peripheral Neuropathy! For Peripheral Neuropathy Awareness Week, we need people to hear about peripheral neuropathy and the number of people it affects. We need to raise the profile of peripheral neuropathy to reach more funding for research to find new treatments and cures. Share these on …

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Jeffrey’s Story: Life Is Good

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope.” —Helen Keller   The Diagnosis I was diagnosed with idiopathic peripheral neuropathy in August 2021. Two years prior to a diagnosis, I kept feeling that my socks were bunching up in my feet. I started buying new sneakers and socks. But …

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Call to Action 2022! We Need to Keep Our Voices Loud!

The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy (FPN) is continuing its campaign to make funding available for research on peripheral neuropathy. FPN (and the scientific community) were pleased to see that over $8 million in grant funding was awarded to research focused on peripheral neuropathy under the Department of Defenses (DoD) Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) for 2021. We …

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