Recognizing and Treating Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Dr. Charles E. Argoff, Albany (NY) Medical Center, discussed diabetic peripheral neuropathy at PAINWeek 2012. He provided instruction in how to recognize and treat DPN. Quality of life is heavily impacted by DPN and there is increased medication and burden on the healthcare system, with a cost of up to $13.7 billion dollars annually. Dr. Argoff said to consider the other causes of PN when assessing patients with DPN.  READ MORE

Source: JAAPA

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