How is symptomatic orthostatic hypotension due to diabetic neuropathy treated?

Updated: Jan 08, 2019
  • Author: Dianna Quan, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Symptomatic orthostatic hypotension can be troubling in patients with diabetic neuropathy. Increasing the dietary fluid and salt intake, along with use of compression stockings, may help. If these modalities do not improve symptoms, then medication may help. [53]


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