Peripheral Sensory Neuropathy Associates With Micro- or Macroangiopathy

  title={Peripheral Sensory Neuropathy Associates With Micro- or Macroangiopathy},
  author={Lars K{\"a}rvestedt and Eva M{\aa}rtensson and Valdemar E R Grill and Stig Elofsson and Gunvor von Wendt and Anders Hamsten and Kerstin E Brismar},
  journal={Diabetes Care},
  pages={317 - 322}
OBJECTIVE To assess associations between peripheral sensory neuropathy (PSN) and other diabetes-related complications. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHOD In an area-based cohort of type 2 diabetic subjects, we investigated 156 subjects (age 61.7 +/- 7.2 years and diabetes duration 7.0 +/- 5.7 years) by questionnaires, clinical examinations, blood and urine sampling, and review of medical records. RESULTS Prevalence of PSN, assessed by monofilament and neurothesiometer testing, increased with… CONTINUE READING
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