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CPD Case study: Painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Case study: Painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Publication date: Tuesday, 10 April 2018

This case study describes the diagnosis and management of 55-year old man with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy. He is already receiving treatment for his diabetes but is experiencing burning pain in the soles of his feet, especially at night when lying in bed. He has paresthesia and numbness in toes and his sleep is interrupted because of his condition. He also presents with depression and has a number of diabetic complications and co-morbidities.  

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Category: Case Study
Edition: Volume 2, Number 10, BJPCN Online 2017

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