Diabetic nerve conduction abnormalities in the primary care setting.

  title={Diabetic nerve conduction abnormalities in the primary care setting.},
  author={Aaron I Vinik and Xuan Kong and J. Thomas Megerian and Shai N. Gozani},
  journal={Diabetes technology & therapeutics},
  volume={8 6},
BACKGROUND Nerve conduction studies (NCS) are the most objective measure of nerve function, and their use is recommended in the clinical and epidemiological evaluation of diabetic polyneuropathy (DPN). The purpose of this study was to utilize automated NCS technology to characterize nerve conduction of patients with diabetes in primary care settings. METHODS The Diabetes cohort was drawn from 28 community clinics. The Control cohort consisted of subjects without diabetes and without evidence… CONTINUE READING


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