Diabetic neuropathy. Elements of epidemiology and pathophysiology

Luigi Rampello, Ignazio Vecchio, Giuseppe Battaglia, Giulia Malaguarnera, Liborio Rampello

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Abstract

Diabetic neuropathy is a common complication of diabetes, especially in cases of poor control or long duration, which is characterized by its clinical polymorphism whose most common form is distal symmetric polyneuropathy. This brief review outlines the prevailing views on the epidemiology and pathogenesis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-224
Number of pages6
JournalActa Medica Mediterranea
Volume28
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic complications
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Diabetic physiopathology
  • Polyneuropathy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Rampello, L., Vecchio, I., Battaglia, G., Malaguarnera, G., & Rampello, L. (2012). Diabetic neuropathy. Elements of epidemiology and pathophysiology. Acta Medica Mediterranea, 28(3), 219-224.