Gender Associated with Neuropathic Pain — ADA 2019
Jul 2, 2019
Editor: Steve Freed, R.PH., CDE
Author: Marian Ayad, BPharm, PharmD candidate, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
New study findings challenge the link between neuropathic pain and vitamin D levels in people with type 2 diabetes, and find gender plays a significant role in pain.
Vitamin D deficiency is a common finding in people with type 2 diabetes. Neuropathic pain is a frequent complication of diabetes mellitus which is usually due to the toxic events of chronic hyperglycemia. Some study findings have found a relation between vitamin D deficiency in patients with type 2 diabetes and neuropathy; a recent study, conversely, demonstrates results that deny that association....
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