Vol. 2, Issue 8 (2016)
Detection of diabetic peripheral neuropathy in diabetic patient who are at risk of developing a diabetic foot at earlier stage by simple screening methods and comparison of different screening tests
Author(s): Dr. Pramod Jagtap, Dr. Nikhil Jariwala
Abstract: Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease which requires continuous long term medical care India is a capital for patients suffering from diabetes mellitus but still there is no better medical management of patients and support to prevent acute complications and reduce risk of long term complications hence there is a need for well-planned diabetes care system. Diabetes care is complex and requires multifactorial risk reduction strategies beyond glycaemic control a large data exists that support a range of interventions to improve diabetes care and outcomes. Foot lesion is one of the commonest complications of diabetes DPN is an important complication and contributes to the morbidity of diabetes mellitus. Evidence indicates early detection of DPN results in fewer foot ulcers and amputations.