Reversal of defective nerve conduction with vitamin E supplementation in type 2 diabetes: a preliminary study.

@article{Ttnc1998ReversalOD,
  title={Reversal of defective nerve conduction with vitamin E supplementation in type 2 diabetes: a preliminary study.},
  author={Neslihan Başçil T{\"u}t{\"u}nc{\"u} and Miyase Bayraktar and Kubilay Varli},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={1998},
  volume={21 11},
  pages={1915-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The present study has examined the effect of vitamin E, the principal modulator of free radical activity, on electrophysiological parameters in patients with diabetic peripheral sensorimotor polyneuropathy, matched for duration of disease and metabolic control. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 21 subjects with type 2 diabetes were enrolled in this double-blind randomized placebo-controlled study (vitamin E, 11 patients; placebo, 10 patients). Patients were randomly assigned to… CONTINUE READING