Timothy P Barry

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The medical literature presents diabetic sensory polyneuropathy as a length-dependent process producing a stocking distribution of sensory loss in the lower extremities. If a purely length-dependent etiology for diabetic sensory polyneuropathy were true, then a validated comparison of sensory loss at any equidistant site about the forefoot will reveal(More)
The medical literature presents diabetic sensory polyneuropathy (DSPN) as an axonal length-dependent symmetric pathology producing a stocking-like pattern of anesthesia in the lower extremities. This has been based on anecdotal reports. Objective research has shown that damage may not occur in a purely length-dependent manner. A stocking distribution of(More)
T he most common neuropathy associated with diabetes mellitus is diabetic peripheral sensory neuropathy (DPSN). 1 The true prevalence is not known but has been estimated as high as 90%. 2 The treatment of DSPN with monochromatic infrared energy (MIRE) has become a frequent topic at continuing education meetings and remains shrouded in some controversy and(More)
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