Often underreported and undertreated, outcomes can be improved in this condition with appropriate screening and diagnosis.
An older patient with type 2 diabetes expresses concern about potential peripheral neuropathy.
Oral prednisone can improve functional status in patients with acute radiculopathy due to a herniated disk but does not improve pain.
The vegan group had lost 15 pounds, on average, versus about one pound in the comparison group.
Restless legs syndrome and neuropathy can have similar symptoms, but they are distinct diagnoses with different treatments.
An older male patient started antidepressants for neuropathy pain but developed hyponatremia as a result.
Patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may be at higher risk for diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
What is the treatment goal for B12 in a patient with diabetic neuropathy, given the wide range of normal (200-950 pg/mL)?
A capsaicin 8% patch significantly reduces pain in older patients with postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), a debilitating condition characterized by persistent pain following the healing of a herpes zoster rash.
Milnacipran treatment resulted in improvements in pain and global status regardless of baseline pain severity or fibromyalgia severity.
Duloxetine, pregabalin, and duloxetine + gabapentin were found to be safe and tolerable for the treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain.