Motor dysfunction in diabetes.

  title={Motor dysfunction in diabetes.},
  author={Henning Rud Andersen},
  journal={Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews},
  volume={28 Suppl 1},
Neuropathy is a frequent complication in diabetes and most commonly seen as distal symmetrical sensorimotor polyneuropathy (PN). Involvement of the motor system is infrequently seen at the clinical examination. However, with the application of quantitative techniques, that is, isokinetic dynamometry, type 1 and type 2 diabetic patients have been detected to have weakness at the ankle and the knee. Muscle weakness is found only in diabetic patients with PN, while non-neuropathic patients even… CONTINUE READING


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