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Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2011 Jan;91(1):e15-20. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2010.09.031. Epub 2010 Oct 28.

Risk factor associations with clinical distal symmetrical polyneuropathy and various neuropathy screening instruments and protocols in type 1 diabetes.

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Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 3512 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To determine whether DSP and neuropathy-assessment instruments used by non-physicians have similar risk factors.

RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS:

analyses were cross-sectional (n=176).

RESULTS:

risk factors were similar for DSP and screening devices.

CONCLUSIONS:

these data support the clinical utility of neuropathy screening devices used by non-physician personnel.

PMID:
21035227
PMCID:
PMC3093294
DOI:
10.1016/j.diabres.2010.09.031
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