Chronic Pain with Neuropathic Characteristics in Diabetic Patients: A French Cross-Sectional Study

@inproceedings{Bouhassira2013ChronicPW,
  title={Chronic Pain with Neuropathic Characteristics in Diabetic Patients: A French Cross-Sectional Study},
  author={Didier Bouhassira and Martine Letanoux and Agnes Hartemann},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE Our aim was to estimate the prevalence of distal chronic pain with neuropathic characteristics in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus and its impact on quality of life, mood, anxiety, sleep and healthcare utilization. METHODS In total, 885 patients were screened and 766 diabetic patients (38.7% with type 1 diabetes mellitus, 44.8% women, mean age: 57.2 ± 14.9 years) were enrolled consecutively over a three-month period in this observational study by 85 diabetes… CONTINUE READING

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