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Guidelines in Practice: Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

Shenoy, Anant M. MD

CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology:
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000411562.03591.74
Practice Issues

This article describes a patient with a painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Features of his history, examination, and diagnostic workup are presented. His treatment course is described as guided by the AAN’s evidence-based guideline on the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy. Lastly, features of coding for diabetic peripheral neuropathy are reviewed.

Author Information

Address correspondence to Dr Anant Shenoy, Baystate Medical Center, Department of Neurology, 3300 Main St, Springfield, MA 01199,

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Shenoy reports no disclosure.

Unlabeled Use of Products/Investigational Use Disclosure: Dr Shenoy reports no disclosure.

© 2012 American Academy of Neurology