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Introduction to Diabetic Neuropathies

  • Andrew J. M. Boulton
  • Loretta Vileikyte
Chapter

Abstract

The neuropathies are among the most common long-term complications of diabetes mellitus, affecting up to half of patients. Diabetic neuropathies are characterised by a progressive loss of nerve fibres and may involve both autonomic and somatic divisions of the nervous system.

Keywords

Glycaemic Control Diabetic Neuropathy Autonomic Neuropathy Future Epidemiological Study Careful Clinical Examination 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew J. M. Boulton
    • 1
    • 2
  • Loretta Vileikyte
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.University of ManchesterManchesterUK
  2. 2.Diabetes Research InstituteUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA
  3. 3.University of MiamiMiamiUSA

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