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2020 Sep

J Family Med Prim Care



Prevalence of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy and its impact on quality of life among diabetic patients in Western region, Saudi Arabia.


AlSufyani M H, Alzahrani AM, Allah A A, Abdullah R I, Alzhrani S H, Alsaab A A
J Family Med Prim Care. 2020 Sep; 9(9):4897-4903.
PMID: 33209819.


Diabetic neuropathy is the most common long-term complications of diabetes, frequently presenting as painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (PDPN), which can significantly impair patients' quality of life (QOL). This study set to estimate the prevalence of PNPD and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in the setting of primary health care in Saudi Arabia.