Early Axonal Dysfunction Precedes Diabetic Neuropathy

Researchers at Wan Fang Hospital in Taipei, Taiwan, have conducted a study to determine if early axonal dysfunction can be detected prior to the onset of diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Dr. Jia-Ying Sung and colleagues found that patients with type 2 diabetes but no clinical symptoms of neuropathy displayed changes in excitability parameters of the nerves which suggests that early axonal dysfunction may be detected prior to the development of neuropathy, according the authors of the study published in DiabetesREAD MORE from DoctorsLounge or READ MORE from American Diabetes Association

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