Reversal of diabetic peripheral neuropathy and new wound incidence: the role of MIRE.

@article{Powell2004ReversalOD,
  title={Reversal of diabetic peripheral neuropathy and new wound incidence: the role of MIRE.},
  author={Mark W. Powell and Dale E Carnegie and Thomas James Burke},
  journal={Advances in skin & wound care},
  year={2004},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={
          295-300
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if improved foot sensitivity to the Semmes-Weinstein 10-g (5.07) monofilament, originally impaired because of diabetic peripheral neuropathy, might be associated with a reduced incidence of new diabetic foot wounds. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study using a health status questionnaire. SUBJECTS Sixty-eight individuals over age 64 with diabetes, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, and loss of protective sensation who had clinically demonstrable increases in foot sensation… CONTINUE READING

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