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Pathogenesis of human diabetic neuropathy

Mitra Tavakoli, Moaz Mojaddidi, Hassan Fadavi and Rayaz A Malik

in Diabetic Neuropathy

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199551064
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607303 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199551064.003.0002

Series: Oxford Diabetes Library

Pathogenesis of human diabetic neuropathy

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• The pathogenesis of human diabetic neuropathy is complex. • Experimental studies provide a mechanistic basis for nerve damage and repair. • Translational work in patients is limited and we have no effective treatment. • The basis of painful diabetic neuropathy is poorly understood. • The treatment of pain shows limited efficacy with considerable side effects.

Chapter.  1717 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes

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