Neuropad indicator test for diagnosis of sudomotor dysfunction in type 2 diabetes.

@article{Bilen2007NeuropadIT,
  title={Neuropad indicator test for diagnosis of sudomotor dysfunction in type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Habib Bilen and Aysegul Atmaca and Gungor Akcay},
  journal={Advances in therapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={1020-7}
}
Neuropad is a new indicator test used to diagnose sudomotor dysfunction, a component of autonomic neuropathy. In this cross-sectional study, Neuropad is evaluated and compared with corrected QT (QT c), another test used in the diagnosis of autonomic neuropathy. The indicator test measures sweat production on the basis of a color change of cobalt (II) chloride solution from blue to pink upon absorption of water. This study involved 105 patients (43 men, 62 women) with type 2 diabetes with a mean… CONTINUE READING