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2020 Jun

J Diabetes Metab Disord



Transcranial direct current stimulation improves quality of life and physical fitness in diabetic polyneuropathy: a pilot double blind randomized controlled trial.


Ferreira G, Silva-Filho E, de Oliveira A, de Lucena C, Lopes J, Pegado R
J Diabetes Metab Disord. 2020 Jun; 19(1):327-335.
PMID: 32550183.


Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a chronic disease which presents a big prevalence in the world and several patients with this condition fail to respond to the available treatments. There is a huge unmet clinical need for the development of new therapeutic approaches for this condition. This study aims to evaluate the effects of anodal tDCS on Quality of Life and physical fitness in patients with diabetic polyneuropathy.