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Treatment of autonomic dysfunction in peripheral neuropathies

Roy Freeman

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/9780199551064.003.0006

Series: Oxford Diabetes Library

Treatment of autonomic dysfunction in peripheral neuropathies

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• Autonomic dysfunction causes considerable morbidity and may increase mortality in diabetes. • Manifestations may affect cardiovascular, urogenital, gastrointestinal, pupillomotor, thermoregulatory, and sudomotor function. • Some patients will be improved by counselling and non-pharmacological interventions. • More severely afflicted patients require pharmacological interventions.

Chapter.  3169 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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