Plantar thermography is useful in the early diagnosis of diabetic neuropathy

@inproceedings{Balbinot2012PlantarTI,
  title={Plantar thermography is useful in the early diagnosis of diabetic neuropathy},
  author={Luciane Fachin Balbinot and Luis Henrique Santos Canani and Caroline Cabral Robinson and Matilde E Achaval and Milton A. Zaro},
  booktitle={Clinics},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVES This study evaluated plantar thermography sensitivity and specificity in diagnosing diabetic polyneuropathy using cardiac tests (heart rate variability) as a reference standard because autonomic small fibers are affected first by this disease. METHODS Seventy-nine individuals between the ages of 19 and 79 years old (28 males) were evaluated and divided into three groups: control (n = 37), pre-diabetics (n = 13) and type 2 diabetics (n = 29). The plantar images were recorded at… CONTINUE READING

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