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Papers: 19 Oct 2019 - 25 Oct 2019

Human Studies

2019 Dec

J Diabetes Complications



Sex differences in neuropathy & neuropathic pain: A brief report from the Phase 2 Canadian Study of Longevity in Type 1 Diabetes.


Cardinez N, Lovblom LE, Orszag A, Bril V, Cherney DZ, Perkins BA
J Diabetes Complications. 2019 Dec; 33(12):107397.
PMID: 31640908.


To evaluate previous results from a questionnaire-based study, we studied objective neuropathy measures to determine sex differences in the prevalence of neuropathy and neuropathic pain in longstanding type 1 diabetes. Despite better neuropathy measures in females compared to males, we confirmed a trend towards higher neuropathic pain in females.