What are the roles of poor glycemic control, nerve conduction loss, and lipid metabolism changes in the etiology of diabetic peripheral neuropathy?

Updated: Jan 17, 2020
  • Author: Dianna Quan, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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A study by Jende et al indicated that in patients with type 1 diabetes, the predominant nerve lesions of distal symmetrical diabetic neuropathy develop in relation to poor glycemic control and nerve conduction loss, while in type 2 diabetes, these lesions arise in association with lipid metabolism changes. [31]

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