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Human Studies

2020 Apr 08

J Diabetes Investig

Polyneuropathy is inadequately treated despite increasing symptom intensity in individuals with and without diabetes (PROTECT follow-up study).


Ziegler D, Landgraf R, Lobmann R, Reiners K, Rett K, Schnell O, Strom A
J Diabetes Investig. 2020 Apr 08.
PMID: 32268450.


Despite its major clinical impact, distal symmetric polyneuropathy remains frequently undiagnosed and undertreated in clinical practice. We previously reported in the PROTECT Study that 70% of type 2 diabetes patients with distal symmetric polyneuropathy were unaware of having the latter condition.