October 2022

FPN Welcomes Sandra Rieger, PhD

We are pleased to announce the addition of Sandra Rieger, PhD, to the Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board. Rieger joins an esteemed group of scientific experts in the field of peripheral neuropathy and will be charged with advancing our mission of accelerating treatments and cures.

Read Rieger’s biography here.

View our current leadership team.

Long-Term Neurologic Problems Rise by 7% After SARS-CoV-2 Infection

Risk of neurologic problems 12 months after testing positive has been reported via MedPage Today.

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Keto vs Mediterranean Diet: Which is Better for Diabetes?

A recent crossover study looked at the cardiometabolic outcomes for each of these popular diets. Both the ketogenic and Mediterranean diets successfully cut blood sugar levels in patients with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, according to a small, randomized crossover trial. Both also led to decreases in weight.

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FPN: New Resource Available

Take a peek at our newest brochure, highlighting FPN and our programs. This will soon be distributed in doctor’s offices across the country (and globe!) for newly-diagnosed patients and folks that want to connect with our organization. If you or someone you know wants to learn more about our work, check this out!

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Clinical Trial: Using Cannabidiol to Treat DPN of the Feet

Clinical trials are a great way to get involved in research. Below is a new, randomized, double-blinded placebo-controlled trial using cannabidiol for the treatment of neuropathy of the feet.

Link to trial.

To find more trials that might be of interest to you, go to our webpage on finding a clinical trial.

Certain Teas May Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk, Research Finds

In a recent article posted by CNN, drinking black, green or oolong tea might have more benefits than a little energy boost – a certain amount could reduce risk of developing type 2 diabetes, new research has found.

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