n African Journal of Psychiatry - Improving functional outcomes in diabetic patients with peripheral neuropathic pain : product news
|Article Title||Improving functional outcomes in diabetic patients with peripheral neuropathic pain : product news|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||African Journal of Psychiatry|
|Publication Date||Aug 2009|
It has been predicted that 220 million people worldwide will be afflicted with diabetes mellitus by 2010. Diabetic neuropathy, which is often painful and disabling, is one of the most common complications of diabetes, and epidemiological studies suggest that painful diabetic neuropathy occurs in 7.5-24% of patients with diabetes. There is a considerable negative impact on quality of life (QOL).
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