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Diabetes and Neuropathy

Quiz for CE Credit

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1. Diabetes itself is the most common cause of neuropathy worldwide.

2. Distal Symmetric Polyneuropathy is the most common form of diabetic neuropathy.

3. Cardiovascular Autonomic Neuropathy commonly presents with resting tachycardia, orthostatic hypotension, and has an increased mortality.

4. Risk factors for developing neuropathy include:

5. Some clinical manifestations of Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy include gastroparesis, erectile dysfunction and bladder dysfunction.

6. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a type of Focal Limb Neuropathy that involves nerve entrapment.

7. Acute Painful Neuropathy is almost always accompanied by weight loss and poor glycemic control.

8. The following is/are clinical features of Distal Symmetric Polyneuropathy:

9. Gabapentin, Duloxetine, and SNRIs are all clinical evaluated as probably more than likely than placebo to improve pain and are therefore common prescribed to management neuropathy.