Treating diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain.

  title={Treating diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain.},
  author={Tammy J Lindsay and Blake Conley Rodgers and Vincent Savath and Kevin Hettinger},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={82 2},
Diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain affects the functionality, mood, and sleep patterns of approximately 10 to 20 percent of patients with diabetes mellitus. Treatment goals include restoring function and improving pain control. Patients can realistically expect a 30 to 50 percent reduction in discomfort with improved functionality. The main classes of agents used to treat diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain include tricyclic antidepressants, anticonvulsants, serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake… CONTINUE READING


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