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Measure: Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy   #140400

Definition:

A questionnaire to determine if a respondent has a history of peripheral neuropathy.

Purpose:

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy, also known as distal symmetric polyneuropathy, is a leading complication of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes and is responsible for more than half of all non-traumatic foot amputations in the United States. Incidence of distal symmetric polyneuropathy increases with diabetes duration with up to 50% of those with diabetes having the disease after 25 years (Feldman et al., 1994).

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Keywords:

Diabetes, polyneuropathy, nerve disease

Measure Release Date: October 1, 2015

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