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CME Neurology

Is there an effective treatment for diabetic sensory neuropathy?

Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH

Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH discusses signs and symptoms of small and large fiber diabetic neuropathy and reviews current studies and reports on non-traditional treatments.

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Review large fiber and small fiber neuropathy in diabetes
  2. Describe the signs and symptoms of DPN (diabetic peripheral neuropathy)
  3. List methods for diagnosis of DPN
  4. Explain the evidence for alternate treatments of diabetic neuropathy
  5. Describe the implications of reported placebo effects during treatment
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  • Author
  • Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH

    Professor and Director of Clinical Research
    Department of Plastic Surgery
    University of Texas
    Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas, TX

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